[ pree-lawnch, -lahnch ]
/ priˈlɔntʃ, -ˈlɑntʃ /
preparatory to launch, as of a spacecraft.
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Origin of prelaunch
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Examples from the Web for pre-launch
Compared to the pre-launch prediction of 500,000 private enrollees in the first month, the news is disappointing.First Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Are Dismal, but It’s No Failure Yet|Jamelle Bouie|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was no reason to suppose that the warhead had been temperature-controlled during the pre-launch countdown.Pushbutton War|Joseph P. Martino