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1. precedence; priority
2. (Astronomy) astronomy retrograde motion


(ˌæn təˈsid ns)

1. the act or fact of going before; precedence.
2. priority.
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Noun1.antecedence - preceding in time
earliness - quality of coming early or earlier in time


The act, condition, or right of preceding:
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The third, to conduct my thoughts in such order that, by commencing with objects the simplest and easiest to know, I might ascend by little and little, and, as it were, step by step, to the knowledge of the more complex; assigning in thought a certain order even to those objects which in their own nature do not stand in a relation of antecedence and sequence.
In view of his antecedence, it becomes our responsibility as patriotic citizens of our country to inform the rest of our fellow compatriots of the situation before it becomes an issue', they stated.
Mr Howells said Walker had an extensive antecedence history including previous convictions for dangerous driving offences and driving whilst disqualified.
Rather than singling out a narrowly aimed structured literature review to extract existing literature, our argument for knowledge flows, as the antecedence of value creation draw on a broad set of disciplines and literatures.
For instance, with seismic data similarity information, patterns can point to eruptions with some weeks of antecedence with pollution data similarity analysis, water quality contamination and so on.
In addition, water-gap valleys through relatively higher relief segments were highlighted as they are mostly taking for landforms developed by antecedence combined with epigenesis from above Cretaceous sedimentary cover and/or locally also younger Miocene deposits; their occurrence could thus indicate quite recent uplift within respective landforms (cf.
The Antecedence and Consequence of Employee's Work- family Conflict in Thailand.
3) Adolf Hitler maintained that without Fascism there would not have been a National Socialism--and it is unlikely that there would have been a Maoism in China without the antecedence of Stalinism, heir of Bolshevism.
The ministry prepares units' distribution plans on an ongoing basis to meet housing applications listed on waiting lists and in the light of available of housing projects being implemented in various provinces and cities in the Kingdom of Bahrain in addition to future projects and that Al-Daih applications are included in these plans, according to the criteria of antecedence and equal opportunities.
In Methods 1 and 2, in order to test the effect of source of humic substances on the post-planting development and survival of Eucalyptus urograndis through the immersion of tubes in solution with different doses of humic substances, irrigation was suspended with antecedence of 16 h, from 6 p.
Therefore, its addition as a fertilizer in the soil must be implemented at lower dosages than the recommended standard or applied with antecedence to sowing.
It had a meaning that my antecedence is not the American Jewish novel.