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presignify

[ pree-sig-nuh-fahy ]
/ priˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with object), pre·sig·ni·fied, pre·sig·ni·fy·ing.

to signify or indicate beforehand; foretell.

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Origin of presignify

1580–90;. <Latin praesignificāre to show beforehand. See pre-, signify
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British Dictionary definitions for presignify

presignify
/ (priːˈsɪɡnɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(tr) to signify beforehand; foreshadow; foretell
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