of or relating to the period prior to Christmas: the pre-Christmas rush
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How to use pre-Christmas in a sentence
That would lead to procedural snafus, and the pre-Christmas clock would run out.
I plan on spending the pre-Christmas season freeloading off French friends, eating their foie gras, and drinking their champagne.
Paris is in the midst of its pre-Christmas sales, and as far as I can see, people are not holding back.
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