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1. The act of representing, suggesting, or imagining in advance.
2. Something that prefigures; a foreshadowing.
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1. the act of prefiguring
2. something that prefigures, such as a prototype
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pre•fig•u•ra•tion(priˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən, ˌpri fɪg-)
1. the act of prefiguring.
2. that in which something is prefigured.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||prefiguration - an example that prefigures or foreshadows what is to come|
|2.||prefiguration - the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand|
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