American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "pre-" in a sentence
"The government is modeling the mining rules on the requirements imposed on the oil industry for the so-called pre- salt exploration, the official said."
"Over the past decade, federal homeland-security spending above pre-Sept. 11 levels sums to $360 billion."
"My work at the Cabrini Medical Center and Hospice pre-Sept. 11 has helped me immeasurably during these past years at the American Red Cross supporting those profoundly impacted by mass fatality disasters."