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noun

  1. [rare] a previous limitation or definition

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Google previewTwo Metaphysical Naturalisms (2014)

Aristotle and Justus Buchler by Victorino Tejera

Prefinitions may include, but are not identical with, significations of the complex; for, prefinition is a matter of traits that may or may not have meaning for someone. What is possible belongs to a complex as such. What is signified is a further ...

Google previewMetaphysics of Natural Complexes (1990)

Second, Expanded Edition by Justus Buchler, Kathleen Wallace

Prefinition is a matter of traits that may or may not have meaning for someone. It is in virtue of such traits, traits of possibility in a complex, that the complex may signify or suggest its prospect. What is possible belongs to a complex as such.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals (1837)

Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found ... Abridged from the Rev. H.J. Todd's Corrected and Enlarged Quarto Edition by Samuel Johnson

PREFINITION. m. s. [prayinition, Lat.] Previous limitation. Fotherby. To PRE/FIX. v. a. [praesigo, Lat.] To appoint beforehand. Shakspeare. To settle : to establish.

Google previewPopular and Complete English Dictionary (1848)

Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag

PREFINITIon, prè-fé-nish'in, n. Little used. |Ports. prè-fiks', (L. prae, and figo, to fix, ] v. t. To put or fix before, or at the beginning of another thing. To set or appoint beforehand. To settle; to establish. Paefix, pré'fiks, n. A letter, syllable or word put ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

PREFINITION, n. Previous limitation. £;. used.] PREFIX', v. t. [L. prafigo; prae, before, and figo, to fix.] 1. To put or fix before, or at the beginning of another thing; as, to prefix a syllable to a word; to prefix an advertisement to a book; or an epithet ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific (1853)

Adapted to the Present State of Literature, Science, and Art; on the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Comprising All Words Purely English ... by John Ogilvie

PREFINITION, n. Previous limitation. [Little used.] PREFIX', v. t. [L. praisigo; prae, before, and figo, to fix.] ...

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

PREFINITION, pre-fin-ish'un, ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language (1867)

And Illustrated by Quotations from the Best Authorities ... by Charles Richardson

PREFINITION. To terminate or determine the ends, bounds, or limits, before or precedently; to set or place previous bounds or limits. Nor before the which tyme prefined by God's infallible and immutable providence they shal not fal nor die.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

PREFINITION ...

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