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precedeverb [T]

 us   /prɪˈsid/
to be or go before someone or something in time or space: John Adams preceded Thomas Jefferson as president. Nouns are often preceded by adjectives
preceding
adjective [not gradable]  us   /prɪˈsi·dɪŋ/
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