Preceding meaning

prĭ-sē'dĭng
Preceding is the act of coming before or being ahead of.

An example of preceding is the number one coming before the number two.

verb
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4
Existing or coming before another or others in time, place, or sequence; previous.
adjective
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2
That precedes; going or coming before.
adjective
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2
Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.

On the preceding Monday Shobana had gone on vacation.

adjective
2
2
Present participle of precede.
verb
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3
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