Meaning of pre-ordinance in English:

pre-ordinance

Pronunciation /priːˈɔːd(ɪ)nəns/ /ˌpriːˈɔːd(ə)nəns/

noun

archaic, rare
  • Ordinance, rule, or design established in advance, especially by divine will; previous design.

Origin

Late 15th century. From pre- + ordinance, probably after post-classical Latin preordinancia.