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

 

predecease

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they predecease
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːs//
 
he / she / it predeceases
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːsɪz//
 
past simple predeceased
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːst//
 
past participle predeceased
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːst//
 
-ing form predeceasing
BrE BrE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːdɪˈsiːsɪŋ//
 
 
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predecease somebody (law) to die before somebody His wife predeceased him.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: predecease