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precycle

[ pree-sahy-kuhl ]
/ pri藞sa瑟 k蓹l /
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verb (used without object), pre路cy路cled, pre路cy路cling.
to make purchasing decisions that will ultimately delay, reduce, or eliminate the need to recycle or dispose of waste: One way you can precycle is by buying food in bulk, so there's less packaging to throw away.
verb (used with object), pre路cy路cled, pre路cy路cling.
to make such purchasing decisions for (goods): Precycle your purchases by buying quality products that last longer.
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Origin of precycle

First recorded in 1985鈥90; pre- + (re)cycle

OTHER WORDS FROM precycle

pre路cy路cler, nounpre路cy路cling, noun
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