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 for Antedating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Antedate \An"te*date`\ ([a^]n`t[-e]*d[=a]t`), v. t. [imp. & p.
     p. Antedated; p. pr. & vb. n. Antedating.]
     1. To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier
        date;; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a
        date anterior to the true time of its execution.
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     2. To precede in time.
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     3. To anticipate; to make before the true time.
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              And antedate the bliss above.         --Pope.
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              Who rather rose the day to antedate.  --Wordsworth.
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