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preprint

[ noun pree-print; verb pree-print ]
/ noun ˈpriˌprɪnt; verb priˈprɪnt /
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noun

an advance printing, usually of a portion of a book or of an article in a periodical.

verb (used with object)

to print for future use.
to print a preprint.

RELATED WORDS

essay, album, novel, publication, dictionary, pamphlet, text, work, manual, textbook, fiction, volume, edition, magazine, booklet, brochure, writing, copy, tome, paperback

Nearby words

preppy, preprandial, prepreference, prepress, preprimary, preprint, preprocess, preprocessor, preproduction, preprofessional, preprogram

Origin of preprint

First recorded in 1885–90; pre- + print
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