Meaning of pre- in English:

pre-

Pronunciation /priː/ /pri/

prefix

  • Before (in time, place, order, degree, or importance)

    • ‘pre-adolescent’
    • ‘precaution’
    • ‘precede’
    before, until, till, up to, previous to, earlier than, preceding, leading up to, in advance of, ahead of, ante-, pre-

Origin

From Latin prae-.

Pronunciation

pre-

/priː/ /pri/