preenact

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pre- +‎ enact

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preenact (third-person singular simple present preenacts, present participle preenacting, simple past and past participle preenacted)

  1. (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.