a measure taken in advance to ward off impending danger
I have to take extra health
precautions, like wearing gloves when I clean up after him and washing my hands thoroughly.
an example that is used to justify similar occurrences
precedent for this in recorded seismic history," he notes.
make impossible, especially beforehand
one who precedes you in time
Using more colorful language, Obama’s Democratic
predecessor, Bill Clinton, made similar points at a rally in Parma, Ohio.
an affix that is added in front of the word
influence someone's opinion in advance
Surely any judicial inquiry would at best delay any criminal prosecution and, at worst, could
prejudice any such future prosecution.
characterized by deliberate purpose and a degree of planning
Judge Parry said the defendant had no mental disorder and his offences were
premeditated and planned.
an early warning about a future event
Spotted Deer was filled with gloomy
of impending disaster.Gregor, Elmer
something that is required in advance
"In some cases, an advanced degree is a
prerequisite for promotion."
perceiving the significance of events before they occur
predictions made by Austrian scientist and philosopher Rudolf Steiner in 1923, honeybee colonies are collapsing right on schedule.Seattle Times (Mar 3, 2011)