New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: recede · precedent · preclude · precept · precise · prelude · premed · preside · secede · precedence
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precede

1. verb in time2. verb in position, order3. verb go ahead of4. verb of reputation, etc5. verb preface6. verb be more important than 1 verb in time TRANSITIVEbheith roimh  c m ubreakfast preceded the meeting bhí bricfeasta ann roimh an gcruinniú 2 verb in position, order TRANSITIVEtar roimh PhrV  c m ubheith roimh  c m uhe'd preceded Kelly as manager eisean a bhí ina bhainisteoir roimh an gCeallach
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3 verb go ahead of TRANSITIVEtéigh roimh PhrVshe preceded him into the room shiúil sí isteach sa seomra roimhe 4 verb of reputation, etc TRANSITIVEher fame preceded her bhí a cáil roimpi, bhí a cáil amuigh, bhí a hainm in airde 5 verb preface TRANSITIVEcuir roimh PhrVthey preceded the speech with a safety announcement rinne siad fógra sábháilteachta roimh an óráid 6 verb be more important than TRANSITIVEbheith chun tosaigh arbheith níos airde náthe chairman precedes the treasurer tá an cathaoirleach níos airde ná an cisteoir

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