Antecedent

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Antecedent English Hindi Meaning

Antecedent Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Antecedent [an-tuhseed-nt]

  • (noun) a thing that existed before or logically precedes another;“some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa’s oral traditions”
  • (noun) a person’s ancestors or family and social background.Little is known about his birth and antecedents”
  • (adj) preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing.“antecedent events”
  • (grammar) a word, phrase, or clause that is replaced by a pronoun or other substitute later, or occasionally earlier, in the same or in another, usually subsequent, sentence. In Sachin lost a glove and he can’t find it, Sachin is the antecedent of he and glove is the antecedent of it.

Antecedent (ऐन्टिसीडन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पूर्वज, पूर्ववर्ती, पूर्व पद, पूर्वपद, पूर्वगामी

Antecedent origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French or from Latin antecedent- ‘going before’, from antecedere, from ante ‘before’ + cedere ‘go’

Antecedent in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • Declaration of criminal antecedents must for candidates: Supreme Court
  • He sometimes behaves abnormally so we have sought help of the Vellore police to find out his antecedent.
  • If the antecedent of a candidate is tainted with doubtful integrity, as in the present case, the same is relevant for eligibility criteria.
  • Varanasi’s unorthodox Holi kavi sammelan (gathering of poets) has no identifiable antecedent.
  • Police, however, later attributed the killing to the criminal antecedent of the boy’s father.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of antecedent

  • Ante(before)+incident, so antecedent means something that happened before or come before.

Antecedent Pronunciation

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