prelect

prelect

[pri-lekt]
verb (used without object)
to lecture or discourse publicly.
Also, praelect.


Origin:
1610–20; < Latin praelectus, past participle of praelegere to lecture, equivalent to prae- pre- + legere to read aloud; see lection

prelection [pri-lek-shuhn] , noun
prelector, noun
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prelect (prɪˈlɛkt)
 
vb
rare (intr) to lecture or discourse in public
 
[C17: from Late Latin praelegere to instruct by reading, lecture, from prae in front of, in public + legere to read, choose]
 
pre'lection
 
n
 
pre'lector
 
n

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