predeclare

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pre- +‎ declare

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predeclare (third-person singular simple present predeclares, present participle predeclaring, simple past and past participle predeclared)

  1. (transitive) To declare or announce beforehand.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milman to this entry?)
  2. (transitive, programming) To declare some source code element (such as a class) in advance of its full description, so that other preceding parts of the code can refer to it.

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