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  1. pre-exist

    • IPA[ˌpriːɪɡˈzɪst]

    英式

    • v.
      exist at or from an earlier time;exist at or from an earlier time than (something)
    • verb: pre-exist, 3rd person present: pre-exists, gerund or present participle: pre-existing, past tense: pre-existed, past participle: pre-existed

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. exist at or from an earlier time the statute does no more than restore what pre-existed the affair brought to the fore class tensions that pre-existed in the community
    • exist at or from an earlier time than (something) rocks that pre-existed the formation of the crater