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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.

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- Look up antecedent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. An antecedent is a preceding event, condition, cause, phrase, or word. The etymology is from the...
- 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...
- 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...
- collection and disposal, antecedent moisture is the relative wetness or dryness of a watershed or sanitary sewershed. Antecedent moisture conditions change...
- An antecedent stream is a stream that maintains its original course and pattern despite the changes in underlying rock topography. A stream with a dendritic...
- In statistics and social sciences, an antecedent variable is a variable that can help to explain the apparent relationship (or part of the relationship)...
- sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: "Antecedent" law – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (March 2009) (Learn...
- common in abstract, theoretical or strategic discourse. Examples (with the antecedent in boldface and the referring pronoun in italics) include "readers of...
- 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...