pre|vo|ca|tion|al

pre|vo|ca|tion|al «PREE voh KAY shuh nuhl», adjective.
of or having to do with training taken before entering a vocational school.

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  • pre-e|lec|tion — pre|e|lec|tion or pre e|lec|tion «PREE ih LEHK shuhn», noun, adjective. –n. an anticipatory election; previous choice. –adj. before an election: »a preelection campaign …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|e|lec|tion — or pre e|lec|tion «PREE ih LEHK shuhn», noun, adjective. –n. an anticipatory election; previous choice. –adj. before an election: »a preelection campaign …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|cog|ni|tion — «PREE kog NIHSH uhn», noun. 1. previous cognition or knowledge; foreknowledge: »He further claims the laboratory proof of precognition (as in preguessing the order of a pack of cards which is to be mechanically shuffled) (Newsweek). 2. in Scots… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|con|cep|tion — «PRIH kuhn SEHP shuhn», noun. 1. an idea or opinion formed beforehand: »the incapacity of actual objects for satisfying our preconceptions of them (Charles Lamb). SYNONYM(S): prejudgment. 2. the act of preconceiving …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|con|di|tion — «PREE kuhn DIHSH uhn», noun, verb. –n. a condition required to be fulfilled beforehand: prerequisite: »Nonconformity is the basic precondition of art, as it is the precondition of good thinking (Ben Shahn). –v.t. to condition beforehand: »For a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|di|ges|tion — «PREE dih JEHS chuhn, dy », noun. the digestion (of food) by artificial means before introduction into the stomach …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|di|lec|tion — «PREE duh LEHK shuhn, PREHD uh », noun. a liking; preference: »In spite of her predilection for my powerful rival, she liked to flirt with me (Washington Irving). SYNONYM(S): partiality, predisposition. ╂[< Middle French prédilection <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|fix|a|tion — «PREE fihk SAY shuhn», noun. the use or forming of prefixes …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|for|ma|tion — «PREE fr MAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of shaping beforehand. 2. an old theory of generation according to which the individual exists complete in the germ cell, further development being merely in size …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|ig|ni|tion — «PREE ihg NIHSH uhn», noun. the ignition of the explosive mixture in an internal combustion engine before the piston is in a position to begin its working stroke, especially before the inlet valve has closed or before full compression of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|li|ba|tion — «PREE ly BAY shuhn», noun. a tasting beforehand; foretaste. ╂[< Latin praelībātiō, ōnis anticipation, a taste < praelībāre < prae before + lībāre to taste] …   Useful english dictionary

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