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PREFIX "pre" and "post" WORDS

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