how to pronounce antedate


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antedate is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of antedate


  1. To occur before an event or time; to exist further back in time.
  2. To find earlier citational evidence for a term.
  3. To assign a date to a document or action earlier than the actual date; to backdate.


  1. Anticipation.
  2. Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date.

antedate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word antedate occurs in english on average 0.1 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 antedate 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 antedate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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