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pre-law

[pree-law] /priˈlɔ/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or engaged in studies in preparation for the formal study of law.
noun
2.
a program of pre-law study or training.
3.
a student enrolled in such a program.
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  • And you might ask a school counselor or pre-law advisor for additional resources.
  • We don't need any more people who barely scrapped through pre-law or pre-med becoming mediocre doctors and lawyers.
  • Survival and heights of trees of similar ages planted pre-law and post-law are compared.
Word Origin and History for pre-law
adj.

"of or pertaining to study in preparation for law school," 1961, American English, from pre- + law (school).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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