Definition of antecedency in English:

antecedency

noun

  • Precedence in time or order; (occasionally) an instance of this.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From classical Latin antecēdentia antecedence; compare -y, -ency.

Pronunciation

antecedency

/ˈantɪsiːd(ə)nsi//ˌantɪˈsiːd(ə)nsi/