How Do You Spell PRECEDING?

Correct spelling for the English word "preceding" is [p_ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈiː_d_ɪ_ŋ], [pɹɪsˈiːdɪŋ], [pɹɪsˈiːdɪŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of PRECEDING

  1. of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"

Common Misspellings for PRECEDING

Below is the list of 344 misspellings for the word "preceding".

Usage Examples for PRECEDING

  1. Rostafinski's distinction between this and the preceding species in regard to the spores holds good so far as my specimens are concerned. - "The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
  2. In the preceding instances of secondary uses of story- telling I have come some distance from the great point, the fundamental point, of the power of imitation in breeding good habit. - "Stories to Tell to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
  3. I had been able to eat nothing during the preceding day. - "The Dark Forest" by Hugh Walpole
  4. Experiment 163. Test as in preceding experiment the skin of the arm, beginning at the shoulder and passing downwards. - "A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
  5. Sitting up, she remembered slowly the events of the preceding day. - "The Mormon Prophet" by Lily Dougall