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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Preconception: prejudice prejudgment
Example: [without too many preconceptions]

Precursor: forerunner
Example: [Sulfur dioxide is the main precursor of acid rain]

Predatory:
one that eats others
Example: [The owl is a predatory bird which kills its prey with its claws]

Predecessor:
one who proceeds
Example: [My predecessor worked in this job for twelve years]

Predicament:
difficult situation
Example: [financial predicament]

Predicate:
build, to base something on something else, connote, establish
Example: [Your theory is predicated on erroneous assumptions]

Predict:
To foretell.

Prediction:
A prophecy.

Predilection:
preference inclination
Example: [a predilection for spicy food]

Predisposed:
inclined
Example: [genetically predisposed to cancer]

Predominance:
control, mastery, dominance, prevalence
Example: [Our culture is the predominance of an idea which draws after it this train of cities and institutions]

Predominant:
Superior in power influence effectiveness number or degree.

Predominate:
lead, dominate, control, prevail, loom
Example: [And for the young Mildmays it was more than natural that the sadness should predominate. Disturbing reports again began to predominate]

Preeminence:
superiority, distinctiveness, importance, supremacy, significance
Example: [They were in a continued quarrel contesting the preeminence]

Preeminent (Pre-Eminent):
distinguished supreme
Example: [pre-eminent scientist]

Preempt:
To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.

Preempt (Pre-Empt):
commandeer
Example: [in order to pre-empt criticism]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Preemption: The right or act of purchasing before others.

Preengage:
To preoccupy.

Preestablish:
To settle or arrange beforehand.

Preexist:
To exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else.

Preexistence:
Existence antecedent to something.

Prefabricated:
ready-built
Example: [a prefabricated house]

Preface:
introduction to a book

Prefatory:
introductory

Prefect:
magistrate
Example: [appointed as Prefect]

Prefer:
To hold in higher estimation.

Preferable:
More desirable than others.

Preference:
choice
Example: [preference is for tea]

Preferential:
Possessing giving or constituting preference or priority.

Preferment:
promotion

Prefix:
a linguistic element (i.e., a word or letter) added in front of a word
Example: [The prefix ‘psycho’ means mind or soul]

Prehensible:
Capable of being grasped.

Prehensile:
Capable of grasping or holding
Example: [some monkeys have prehensile tails that they use for hanging from the trees]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Prehension: The act of laying hold of or grasping.

Prejudice:
preconception, prejudgment, partiality
Example: [He had a prejudice against people who wrote or talked in that way]

Prelacy:
A system of church government.

Prelate:
patriarch, high priest, senior clergyman, archbishop
Example: [Much time was spent before a conscientious sense of duty would permit the prelates of Britain to delegate the authority so earnestly sought]

Preliminary:
introductory
Example: [Preliminary results]

Prelude:
introduction
Example: [a prelude to wide-ranging reforms]

Premature:
born before the expected time, happening before the proper time, hasty, untimely, early
Example: [premature babies]

Premeditate:
plan in advance
Example: [If we arrange our own exists, we will also premeditate our own agonies]

Premier:
First in rank or position.

Premise:
assume, state, hypothesis, take for granted, supposition, assumption
Example: [He based this plan upon the premise that democracy would be more successful if greater numbers of individuals were educated. Their analysis is premised on the assumption that more is better]

Premonition:
warning
Example: [She had a sudden premonition of what the future might bring]

Premonitory:
serving to warn
Example: [premonitory chest pains]

Prenatal:
before birth
Example: [the prenatal clinic]

Preoccupation:
The state of having the mind attention or inclination preoccupied.

Preoccupy:
worry, prepossess, absorb, concern, dominate, engage the interest of
Example: [The matter preoccupies her completely; she cannot think of anything else]

Preordain:
To foreordain.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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