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Pre-

pre- prefix

1 a : earlier than
: prior to
: before [pre marital] [pre judgment]
b : preparatory or prerequisite to [pre hearing]
2 : in advance
: beforehand [pre pay]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.