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Antedate

The practice of placing a date that has already passed on a contract or a check. On its own, this does not invalidate or negatively impact the contract or check, but it may affect how long it remains valid. For example, one may sign a 12-month contract on February 1 but antedate it to January 1. Because the contract then states that it expires 12 months from January 1, it has effectively become an 11-month contract. See also: Post-Date.
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4; the rather remote possibility that the variant stanzas in the B text, especially that for November, antedate in some form the apparent historical allusion to the birth of Prince Arthur in 1486; (42) and the likelihood that the stanzas for July and November in the C text represent an early stratum in a composite version.
49] Since it ostensibly antedates the doubling impulse generated by present-day corruption, the idyllic universe d'Urfe claims to forge would exclude the semantic fragmentation illustrated by the divergent kinds of amour parfaite he describes.
The Regulae or Rules presumably antedate the precise formulation of these arguments; they show, nonetheless, that he had already worked out some of their elements.
62 Pliny the Elder's Natural History was put into volgare by Cristoforo Landino and reprinted several times; the Venice editions of 1476, 1489, 1501, 1516, and 1534, for example, all antedate the publication of the Pirotecnia in 1540.
7) Whether the myeloid sarcoma antedates leukemia, the gender or age of the patient and the localization of myeloid sarcoma did not have prognostic significance.
The first, which antedates AIDS, saw the migration of many homosexuals away from their homeland in a hopeful search for communities of sexual affinity.
In the York records, which are far from providing a complete picture, however, the first mention of the play antedates that of the procession, if only by a year.
The first of these, in fact, antedates the earliest entry in Polzonetti's "core repertory:" (p.
This question of definitions antedates the rivalries of Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
This would then mean that the preincarnate Logos would lead people to the knowledge of God, a revelatory activity that antedates Christianity.
The publication antedates technological, cultural, societal and environmental trends by being an open, free, collaborative, freely accessible newspaper that is controlled by journalists and has no printed editions.
The period he treats, the 8th and 9th century, antedates the Conversion in the northern lands around the Baltic Sea by some centuries; however, similar criteria in the choice of locating Christian places of worship in coastal areas seems to be relevant also here.