Definition of preconize in English:

preconize

(also preconise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]rare
  • 1 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
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    1. 1.1 (of the Pope) publicly approve the appointment of (a bishop).

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

preconize

/ˈpriːkənʌɪz/