Definition of predecree in English:

predecree

noun

rare
  • A decree pronounced beforehand.

verb

  • with object To decree beforehand, to foreordain.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), writer and politician. From pre- + decree<br>early 17th century; earliest use found in Alexander Craig (?1567–1627), poet. From pre- + decree. With later use compare predecree.

Pronunciation

predecree

/ˌpriːdɪˈkriː/