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Definition of the noun Prefinition
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- [rare] a previous limitation or definition
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Two 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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
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.] ...
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, ...
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.
Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1F4I1N1I1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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