Definition of prefigurative in US English:

prefigurative

adjective

  • See prefigure

    • ‘Within this framework, much of the First Testament has functioned in a typological or prefigurative manner, or as a shadow-like version of the truth God revealed in the gospel.’
    • ‘All of this material becomes part of the prefigurative, the everyday world from which program creators construct narrative.’
    • ‘Indeed, the prefigurative approach embraced by Kovel is an essential step forward.’

Pronunciation

prefigurative

/prēˈfiɡyərədiv//priˈfɪɡjərədɪv/