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preproduction

[pree-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌpri prəˈdʌk ʃən/
noun
1.
Movies. the steps necessary to prepare a film for production, as casting, choosing locations, and designing sets and costumes.
adjective
2.
occurring before production.
Origin of preproduction
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; pre- + production
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preproduction

/ˌpriːprəˈdʌkʃən/
noun
1.
preliminary work on or trial production of a play, industrial prototype, etc
adjective
2.
(of a period, model, etc) preliminary; trial
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