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pre·his·tor·ic

 (prē′hĭ-stôr′ĭk, -stŏr′-) also pre·his·tor·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the era before recorded history.
2. Of or relating to a language before it is first recorded in writing.

pre′his·tor′i·cal·ly adv.

prehistoric

(ˌpriːhɪˈstɒrɪk) or

prehistorical

adj
(Historical Terms) of or relating to man's development before the appearance of the written word
ˌprehisˈtorically adv

pre•his•tor•ic

(ˌpri hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-, ˌpri ɪ-)

also pre`his•tor′i•cal,



adj.
of or pertaining to the time prior to recorded history.
[1850–55]
pre`his•tor′i•cal•ly, adv.

prehistoric

Belonging to the period before writing or recorded history.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prehistoric - belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
2.prehistoric - of or relating to times before written history; "prehistoric archeology"
3.prehistoric - no longer fashionable; "my mother has these prehistoric ideas about proper clothes"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
unfashionable, unstylish - not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind"

prehistoric

adjective
1. earliest, early, primitive, primordial, primeval prehistoric cave painting
2. antiquated, ancient, out of date, archaic, antediluvian, out of the ark (informal) The engine was based on almost prehistoric technology.
Translations
مُتَعَلِّق بما قَبْل التاريخمُتَعَلِّقٌ بِـمَا قَبْلَ التَّارِيخ
pravěký
forhistorisk
esihistoriallinen
pretpovijesniprapovijesni
történelem elõtti
forsögulegur
有史前の
선사시대의
priešistorinis
aizvēsturisks
preistoric
praveký
förhistorisk
ก่อนประวัติศาสตร์
tiền sử

prehistoric

[ˈpriːhɪsˈtɒrɪk] ADJprehistórico

prehistoric

[ˌpriːhɪˈstɒrɪk] adj [times, cave, man, animals, paintings] → préhistorique

prehistoric

adj
(fig)mittelalterlich, uralt; it is based on almost prehistoric technologyes basiert auf geradezu mittelalterlicher Technologie

prehistoric

[ˌpriːhɪˈstɒrɪk] adjpreistorico/a

prehistoric

(priːiˈstorik) adjective
of, or belonging to, the time before recorded history. a prehistoric monster.

prehistoric

مُتَعَلِّقٌ بِـمَا قَبْلَ التَّارِيخ pravěký forhistorisk prähistorisch προϊστορικός prehistórico esihistoriallinen préhistorique pretpovijesni preistorico 有史前の 선사시대의 prehistorisch forhistorisk prehistoryczny pré-histórico доисторический förhistorisk ก่อนประวัติศาสตร์ tarih öncesi tiền sử 史前的