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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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Occasionally connections are jumped at too readily; William Herbert's advancement antedated his sister-in-law's becoming queen in 1543.
The authors generally concede that Asia was the cradle of many of the illnesses that reached humankind through domesticated animals and that Africa was the cradle of disease that reached humankind through wild animals and thus antedated the human species.
1854) can also be doubly antedated since it was used in the Edinburgh Review for April 1808 (137) in describing the Lake poets.
New York City's growth and transformation were noted by James Fenimore Cooper, who observed that fewer than 500 buildings were still standing that antedated 1783.
It has (also) been decided that there shall be a precise definition of those who are dependents of employees; and it has been agreed that all future employees by their dependents shall be examined by the physicians, and the medical organization shall not be responsible to provide medical care for any illness of the employee or his dependents which antedated employment.
Rowe argues that such flourishing of economic activity antedated the opening of the mid-Yangtze city as a treaty port.
The name of this fictitious place, Utopia, has since been applied to all such ideal projections, including even those which antedated More ' s, such as Plato's Republic.
The Bose patents at issue are antedated by prior products, publications and patents -- including some material dating back to 1949, Cambridge asserted in its Court filing.
Requiring them to sign an antedated resignation letter; a blank payroll; a waiver of labor standards, including minimum wages and social or welfare benefits; or a quitclaim releasing the principal or contractor from liability in paying future claims; or requiring them become members of a cooperative;
a) 27 ANTEDATED (b) 12 BINGEING (c) 5 BEATIFICATION (d) 17 CONSECRATIONS (e) 10 CHESTIEST (f) 13 COMMENCEMENT (g) 14 CONDESCENDED (h) 28 COUNTERFEITER (i) 1 CRACKERJACK (j) 15 EARNESTNESS (k) 16 OLIGOPOLIES (l) 3 ANTICOAGULANT (m) 25 SPOILSPORT (n) 30 INVENTIVENESS (o) 2 ORANGOUTANG (p) 23 PROPRIETARIES (q) 26 STEPSISTER (r) 22 PRESSURES (s) 8 ENTRAPMENT (t) 6 RUCKSACKS (u) 19 OUTSHOUT (v) 4 SHAREWARE (w) 20 PHYSIOGRAPHY (x) 7 EINSTEINIUM (y) 21 WHIPPERSNAPPER The impostors are 9, 1 l, 18, 24, and 29.
For, as he reminds us, Roman Jewry along with its prerogatives antedated the Papacy in Rome.
But even those who rightly divine that the seeming chronological discrepancy resides with Duriez's ambiguous "study"--rather than fruitlessly investigating how "many years earlier" (59) the lectures eventuating in TDI antedated that posthumous volume--could not confirm their understanding from what Duriez says about CSL as a university student (under the heads for both "Oxford" and "C.