Definition of Preconize

1. v. t. To approve by preconization.



Definition of Preconize

1. Verb. To proclaim in public; especially (of the Pope) to announce the appointment of a bishop ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preconize

1. [v -NIZED, -NIZING, -NIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Preconize

preconference
preconfigure
preconfigured
preconfigures
preconfiguring
preconform
preconformational
preconformed
preconforming
preconformity
preconforms
precongruence
precongruences
preconization
preconizations
preconize (current term)
preconized
preconizes
preconizing
preconquest
preconscious
preconsciouses
preconsciously
preconsent
preconsign
preconsigned
preconsolidated
preconsonantal
preconsonantally
preconstitute

Literary usage of Preconize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"... farther changes a duty of consistency, the author " blinks the question" about these farther changes, and endeavours to preconize the order of the day. ..."

2. Life of Leo XIII from an Authentic Memoir Furnished by His Order by Bernard O'Reilly (1886)
"... charges which he had held, resolved to preconize him in the consistory of December 19, 1853, assigning to him the presbyteral title of St. Chrysogonus. ..."

3. New Exegesis of Shakespeare: Interpretation of His Principal Characters and (1859)
"And assuredly the nation who preconize this genius as having penetrated and portrayed with a fidelity almost divine the denizens of hell and heaven, ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"... farther changes a duty of consistency, the author " blinks the question" about these farther changes, and endeavours to preconize the order of the day. ..."

5. Life of Leo XIII from an Authentic Memoir Furnished by His Order by Bernard O'Reilly (1886)
"... charges which he had held, resolved to preconize him in the consistory of December 19, 1853, assigning to him the presbyteral title of St. Chrysogonus. ..."

6. New Exegesis of Shakespeare: Interpretation of His Principal Characters and (1859)
"And assuredly the nation who preconize this genius as having penetrated and portrayed with a fidelity almost divine the denizens of hell and heaven, ..."

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