premodify

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premodify

(priːˈmɒdɪfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to modify something in advance
2. (Linguistics) to modify a word or phrase by means of a preceding element
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Premodifications have been used in form of adjectives to intensify Afghanistan as a passive object.
While channel catfish are currently abundant in the MMR, efforts toward conserving appropriate habitat would benefit other riverine biota that are adapted to premodifications as well.