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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: History
prehistorypre‧his‧to‧ry /priːˈhɪstəri/ noun [uncountable]  SHthe time in history before anything was written down
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prehistoryThe museum's permanent exhibition is basically an educational trot through London's history from prehistory to the present day.What must the car dealer have made of this client, a man from prehistory come to buy an automobile?Genes also hint at its prehistory.This is the very last incident of prehistory in the Bible.From the earliest observable stage of prehistory, the tendency had always been toward differentiation.We can ascertain that deer has been eaten by man since prehistory.The prehistory of that good, however, remains clouded to us in obscurity.
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