20 terms

Quiz #1: Pre- and Post- Vocabulary

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preapprove
to authorize or give permission in advance
precaution
a measure taken in advance to prevent harm
precede
to come before something else in time, order, or rank
predict
to say what will happen before it occurs
prefix
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change its meaning
prejudge
to make a decision before you have all the facts
prepay
to pay for something before it needs to be paid in full
pretest
a test before a real test, usually given to see what is already known
prevent
to stop something from happening before it occurs
preview
to look at or see something before someone else
postdate
to write on something a date that comes after the real date
postgraduate
a person who takes a college class after he or she has already graduated
posthumous
occurring or continuing after death; usually related to a book or recognition given after death
postindustrial
the time in society after the Industrial Revolution
postmark
a mark printed on a stamp after it is received in the post office
postmeridian
after noon; pm
postmortem
occurring or done after death; usually an examination of the body after death
postpone
to do something at a time or date after it was originally planned
postproduction
the editing that is done after the movie, film, or video has been taped
postscript
a comment, note, or thought written after the letter (or email) is finished; p.s.