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predate

US [ˌpriˈdeɪt]
UK [ˌpriːˈdeɪt]
  • v.早于;先于…建成(或形成、发生等)
  • Web在日期上早于;提早日期;在历史上早于
Simple Present:predates  Present Participle:predating  Past Tense:predated  
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~ sth
早于;先于…建成(或形成、发生等)to be built or formed, or to happen, at an earlier date than sth else in the past
Few of the town's fine buildings predate the earthquake of 1755.
该城那些美的建筑很少是 1755 年大地震前建成的。

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