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Meaning of “pre-” in the English Dictionary

"pre-" in American English

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pre-prefix

 us   /ˌpri/
before (a ​time or an ​event): precooked ​food a preexisting ​condition
(Definition of pre- from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pre-" in Business English

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pre-prefix

uk   us  
before or earlier than: The bank's U.S. ​operationreported first-half pre-taxincome of $217.5 million. Financial ​controls became lax during the pre-crash ​boom.
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(Definition of pre- from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pre-”
in Arabic ما قَبل…
in Korean -전의 (시간이나 행사)…
in Malaysian pra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在…前, 先於(某時間或事件)…
in Italian pre-, in anticipo, già…
in Spanish Pre-…
in Vietnamese tiếp đầu ngữ “trước”…
in Portuguese pré…
in Thai ก่อน…
in Catalan pre-, abans de…
in Japanese ~前の, ~以前の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在…前, 先于(某时间或事件)…
in Indonesian pra-…
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