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prepose

[pree-pohz] /priˈpoʊz/
verb (used with object), preposed, preposing. Grammar
1.
to place (a grammatical form) before a related grammatical form: The adverb “out” of “put the light out” is preposed in “put out the light.”.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; probably back formation from preposition1; compare obsolete prepose to set over < Middle French preposer; see pre-, pose1
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