Definition of Prelaw

1. Noun. (American English) Any course of study taken by an undergraduate in preparation for study at a law school. ¹



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Definition of Prelaw

1. preceding the professional study of law [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prelaw

prelatize
prelatized
prelatizes
prelatizing
prelatries
prelatry
prelature
prelatures
prelatureship
prelaty
prelaugh
prelaunch
prelaunched
prelaunches
prelaunching
prelaw (current term)
prelease
preleased
preleases
preleasing
prelect
prelected
prelecting
prelection
prelections
prelector
prelectors
prelects
prelegal
prelegislation

Literary usage of Prelaw

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1. Highway Safety: Motorcycle Helmet Laws Save Lives and Reduce Costs to Society (1993)
"... Fatalities in States Retaining Universal Helmet Laws With States Repealing Laws Table 3.3: Universal Law Periods Compared With prelaw and/or Post-Repeal ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"For sale by all booksellers, or any of the books sent, prelaw, on receipt of the price, by the publishers, NEW MUSIC BOOK SINGING CLASSES AND CONVENTIONS ..."

3. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs by Thomas Percy (1844)
"... the women beating brass instruments, and singing old rhimes, in praise of their cruel ancestors. See hia " S\vott\v Historv," Sro. p. 17. (The prelaw is ..."

4. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1852)
"Barrow, Greenwood, and Penry, three leaders of the puritans, the last named of whom, under the quaint title of Martin Mar-prelaw, had published some very ..."

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