pre- + enact
preenact (third-person singular simple present preenacts, present participle preenacting, simple past and past participle preenacted)
- (transitive) To enact in advance.
- 1994, Robert Sokolowski, Eucharistic Presence: A Study in the Theology of Disclosure (page 28)
- But the event at the Last Supper was indeed a sacrifice, precisely because it preenacted the sacrifice on Calvary.