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pre- +‎ conform


preconform (third-person singular simple present preconforms, present participle preconforming, simple past and past participle preconformed)

  1. To conform by way of anticipation.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for preconform in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)