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

  Pre- \Pre-\ [L. prae, adv. & prep., before, akin to pro, and to
     E. for, prep.: cf. F. pr['e]-. See Pro-, and cf. Prior.]
     A prefix denoting priority (of time, place, or rank); as,
     precede, to go before; precursor, a forerunner; prefix, to
     fix or place before; pre["e]minent eminent before or above
     others. Pre- is sometimes used intensively, as in prepotent,
     very potent. [Written also pr[ae]-.]
     [1913 Webster]

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