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preface an introduction to a book or other written material that gives information about the author or work. [3 definitions]
prefer to choose above all others as the best liked or most wanted.
preference a person or thing that is liked better. [3 definitions]
prefix a word part with its own meaning that is added to the beginning of a word to make a new word that has a different meaning. "Re-" in "reform" is a prefix.
pregnant having one or more young growing within the body of a woman or other female mammal.
prehistoric belonging to a period in a time before written history.
prejudice an opinion that is formed without knowing or considering all the facts. [3 definitions]
preliminary coming before, so as to prepare for something else.
premature done, happening, or born before the expected time; too soon.
premier the prime minister of a government. [2 definitions]
premise a statement that forms the basis of an argument and that is usually accepted. [2 definitions]
preoccupied totally absorbed in thought.
preparation the act of getting something ready. [3 definitions]
prepare to make ready. [3 definitions]
preposition a word that shows a connection or relation between a noun or pronoun and some other word. In the sentence, "We went to the market and talked about the weather," "to" and "about" are prepositions.
prescribe to order or suggest as a medicine.
prescription an order written by a doctor for medicine to treat a patient. [2 definitions]
presence the state or condition of being in a place at a certain time. [2 definitions]
present1 existing at this time; current. [4 definitions]
present2 to give or provide with a gift or award. [5 definitions]
presentation the act of presenting.