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anteriority


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anteriority  \An*te`ri*or"i*ty\,  n.  [LL.  anterioritas.] 
  The  state  of  being  anterior  or  preceding  in  time  or  in 
  situation;  priority.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anteriority 
  n  1:  the  quality  of  being  in  front  or  (in  lower  animals)  toward 
  the  head  [ant:  {posteriority}] 
  2:  preceding  in  time  [syn:  {priority},  {antecedence},  {antecedency}, 
  {precedence}]  [ant:  {posteriority}] 




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