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Webster

English Word:

preform


English Pronunciation:

pre•form


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) praeformare. See Pre-, and Form.


⇨Definition

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Transitive Verb:


⇨Definition

To form beforehand, or for special ends. "Their natures and preformed faculties. " (Shakespeare)



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From pre- +‎ form.


Noun:

preform (plural preforms) An object that has undergone preliminary shaping but is not yet in its final form. (archaeology) The rough, incomplete and unused basic form of a stone tool. (linguistics) A word that is no longer in use, but has been reconstructed from current ones.


Verb:

preform (third-person singular simple present preforms, present participle preforming, simple past and past participle preformed) To shape something before some other operation. Common misspelling of perform.


Anagrams:

perform


Reference:

preform

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