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antecede

verb antedate, forerun, go before, have precedence, precede, predate, prevene
Associated concepts: ancestor, antecedent creditor, annecedent debt, antecedent encumbrance, antecedent fraud, antecedent promise
See also: precede
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These examples show nothing directly about LDA, but they do indicate that a complement-taking verb like claim permits both human DP subjects denoting people and nonhuman ones denoting documents and moreover that both types can antecede pronouns but not reflexives in parallel positions in their complements.
That this is not the case is already shown by cases like examples 12a and b, 13a, b, and c, 16b, 18, and 20 as well as by the failed inanimate antecedents' ability to, for instance, happily antecede emphatic reflexives:
Moreover, we also find a fair amount of evidence showing that trade antecedes protectionism, and it does so especially at the systemic level and in the histories of the system leaders.