Meaning of preconize in English:


(British preconise)

Pronunciation /?pri?k?n??z/


[with object]
  • 1rare Proclaim or commend publicly.

    proclaim, announce, make known, state, communicate, reveal, divulge, mention, talk about, raise, moot, air, bring into the open, voice, articulate, pronounce, express, vent, set forth, make public, publicize, disseminate, circulate, publish, broadcast, promulgate, trumpet, blazon
    1. 1.1(of the Pope) publicly approve the appointment of (a bishop).


Late Middle English from medieval Latin praeconizare, from Latin praeco(n-) ‘herald’.