pre-law

[pree-law]

adjective

of, relating to, or engaged in studies in preparation for the formal study of law.

noun

a program of pre-law study or training.
a student enrolled in such a program.

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Word Origin and History for pre-law
adj.

"of or pertaining to study in preparation for law school," 1961, American English, from pre- + law (school).

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