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praeoccŭpātĭo , ōnis, f. praeoccupo.
I. A seizing beforehand, preoccupation: “locorum praeoccupatio,Nep. Eum. 3, 6.—
II. Rhet. fig., an anticipation of what properly comes afterwards, prolepsis, Beda, Schem. et Tropis init.
III. A disease that violently distends the abdomen: “quae passio Graece emphragma, Latine praeoccupatio dicitur,Veg. Vet. 1, 40.
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