predecease

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Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ decease

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɹiːdəˈsiːs/
  • Rhymes: -iːs
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Noun[edit]

predecease (plural predeceases)

  1. The death of one person or thing before another.

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Verb[edit]

predecease (third-person singular simple present predeceases, present participle predeceasing, simple past and past participle predeceased)

  1. (transitive) To die sooner than.
    Husbands usually predecease their wives.

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