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recondite recondite
/ˈrɛ kən ˌdaɪt /

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  • preoccupation preoccupation  /pri ˌɑk jə ˈpeɪ ʃən/ ?  an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

    preoccupation meaning(s) 

    1. (n) an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
    2. (n) the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    3. (n) the act of taking occupancy before someone else does

    Synonym(s)

    preoccupation usage(s)

    1. The battle against terrorism would become the principal preoccupation of the American President and our common international priority.
    2. He would be a megalomaniac if his preoccupation with power were delusional, but it's not.
  • preoccupied preoccupied  /pri ˈɑk jə ˌpaɪd/ ?  deeply absorbed in thought
  • preoccupy preoccupy  /pri ˈɑk jə ˌpaɪ/ ?  engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy…
  • preoperative preoperative  happening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation
  • preordain preordain  /ˌpri ɔr ˈdeɪn/ ?  foreordain or determine beforehand
  • preordination preordination  (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually…
  • prep prep  /ˈprɛp/ ?  preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
  • prep school prep school  a private secondary school
  • prepackaged prepackaged  /pri ˈpæ kədʒd/ ?  prepared and wrapped beforehand and ready for sale
  • prepacked prepacked  prepared and wrapped beforehand and ready for sale
  • prepaid prepaid  /pri ˈpeɪd/ ?  used especially of mail; paid in advance
  • preparation preparation  /ˌprɛ pə ˈreɪ ʃən/ ?  the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of…
  • preparation fire preparation fire  fire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault
  • preparative preparative  /prɪ ˈpæ rə tɪv/ ?  preceding and preparing for something
  • preparatory preparatory  /prɪ ˈpɛ rə ˌtɔ ri/ ?  preceding and preparing for something
  • preparatory school preparatory school  a private secondary school
  • prepare prepare  /pri ˈpɛr/ ?  make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or…
  • prepare for prepare for  prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant
  • prepared prepared  /pri ˈpɛrd/ ?  made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
  • preparedness preparedness  /pri ˈpɛ rəd nəs/ ?  the state of having been made ready or prepared for use…
  • prepay prepay  /pri ˈpeɪ/ ?  pay for something before receiving it
  • prepayment prepayment  /pri ˈpeɪ mənt/ ?  payment in advance
  • preponderance preponderance  /pri ˈpɑnd rəns/ ?  superiority in power or influence
  • preponderant preponderant  /prɪ ˈpɑn də rənt/ ?  having superior power and influence
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