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Cancellation is by no means sufficient to address the student debt crisis—which predates the pandemic—or reach all of the people the pandemic has hurt.

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For one, his excursions predate the Age of Enlightenment for wildlife protection and conservation.

All were made in 2020, but some address concerns that far predate the pandemic.

The character herself, of course, predates that series by decades.

Although mail-in voting long predates the pandemic, the 2020 elections expanded access to it as Americans took advantage in vast numbers.

But he appears to have been a 32-year-old native of Quebec with a history of legal troubles that predate his radicalization.

“Parents can be reassured with the finding that sexting may predate sexual behavior,” said Dr. Temple.

Widespread greed, corruption, and sexual violence predate economic liberalization in 1991.

"The issues at stake in Bahrain predate the Arab Spring," Husain said in an interview with The Daily Beast.

Most of these pieces predate Cleopatra VII but give a stunning sense of her Alexandria.

Does a discovery or invention predate a change in scale, or is the new scale a result of it or of several related phenomena?

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to predate, such as: anticipate, foreshadow, outrank, presage, antecede, and antedate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.