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preprint

[noun pree-print; verb pree-print] /noun ˈpriˌprɪnt; verb priˈprɪnt/
noun
1.
an advance printing, usually of a portion of a book or of an article in a periodical.
verb (used with object)
2.
to print for future use.
3.
to print a preprint.
Origin of preprint
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; pre- + print
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Word Origin and History for preprint
v.

also pre-print, 1913, from pre- + print (v.). Related: Preprinted; preprinting.

n.

1889, from pre- + print (n.).

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