One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action, condition, or fact of preceding; precedence, priority.
Early 17th century. From classical Latin antecēssiōn-, antecēssiō action of going forward or in front, what precedes or leads up to a thing from antecēss-, past participial stem of antecēdere + -iō.
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