προλαμβάνω

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Etymology[edit]

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek προλαμβάνω (prolambánō). Morphologically, προ- (pro-, before) +‎ λαμβάνω (lamváno, receive)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾo.laɱˈva.no/
  • Hyphenation: προ‧λαμ‧βά‧νω

Verb[edit]

προλαμβάνω (prolamváno) (past πρόλαβα, passive προλαμβάνομαι, p‑past προλήφθηκα) (rare passive)

  1. (transitive) forestall, anticipate
    Alternative form for this sense only: προλαβαίνω (prolavaíno)

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