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pre-law

[pree-law]
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or engaged in studies in preparation for the formal study of law.
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noun
  1. a program of pre-law study or training.
  2. 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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