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preshrink

[pree-shringk] /priˈʃrɪŋk/
verb (used with object), preshrank or, often preshrunk; preshrunk or preshrunken; preshrinking.
1.
to subject (textiles, garments, etc.) to a shrinking process before marketing to minimize subsequent shrinkage.
Origin of preshrink
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; pre- + shrink
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