Definition of prepone verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prepone

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//priːpoʊn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prepone
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//priːpoʊn//
 
he / she / it prepones
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//priːpoʊnz//
 
past simple preponed
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//priːpoʊnd//
 
past participle preponed
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//priːpoʊnd//
 
-ing form preponing
BrE BrE//priːˈpəʊnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːpoʊnɪŋ//
 
 
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prepone something (Indian English, informal) to move something to an earlier time than was originally planned Word Origin 1970s: from pre- + postpone.