[ pree-ri-lees ]
/ ˌpri rɪˈlis /
something released beforehand, as a movie shown before its scheduled premiere.
of or relating to a period prior to an official release: prerelease photos of a new car; convicts housed in a prerelease center.
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Examples from the Web for pre-release
On March 5, 1974, the wolves were again immobilized for pre-release processing in Minnesota.An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf|Thomas F. Weise