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Antecedently
Antecedently An`te*ced"ent*ly, adv. Previously; before in time; at a time preceding; as, antecedently to conversion. --Barrow.

Meaning of Antecedent from wikipedia

- An antecedent is a preceding event, condition, cause, phrase, or word. More specifically, it may refer to: Antecedent (behavioral psychology), the stimulus...
- In grammar, an antecedent is an expression (word, phrase, clause, sentence, etc.) that gives its meaning to a proform (pronoun, pro-verb, pro-adverb, etc...
- Denying the antecedent, sometimes also called inverse error or fallacy of the inverse, is a formal fallacy of inferring the inverse from the original statement...
- An antecedent is the first half of a hypothetical proposition, whenever the if-clause precedes the then-clause. In some contexts the antecedent is called...
- An antecedent is a stimulus that cues an organism to perform a learned behavior. When an organism perceives an antecedent stimulus, it behaves in a way...
- In statistics and social sciences, an antecedent variable is a variable that can help to explain the apparent relationship (or part of the relationship)...
- pronoun is dependent on an antecedent. For example, in the sentence That poor man looks as if he needs a new coat, the antecedent of the pronoun he is dependent...
- In English grammar, a pronoun has a possessive antecedent if its antecedent (the noun that it refers to) appears in the possessive case; for example, in...
- (gender-neutral) singular pronoun. It typically occurs with an unspecified antecedent, as in sentences such as: "Somebody left their umbrella in the office...
- similar but invalid forms such as affirming the consequent, denying the antecedent, and evidence of absence. Constructive dilemma is the disjunctive version...
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