Antedating
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To precede in time. [1913 Webster]

3. To anticipate; to make before the true time. [1913 Webster]

And antedate the bliss above. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Who rather rose the day to antedate. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]


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  • antedating — antedating. См. антиципация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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