how to pronounce predate


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predate is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of predate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… did music predate language answer bum …”

meanings of predate


  1. To prey upon something.
  2. To designate a date earlier than the actual one; to move a date, appointment, event, or period of time to an earlier point (contrast "postdate".).
  3. To exist or to occur before something else; to antedate.


  1. A publication, such as a newspaper or magazine, that is issued with a printed date later than the date of issue.

predate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word predate occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics predate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that predate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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