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preprint

[noun pree-print; verb pree-print]
noun
  1. an advance printing, usually of a portion of a book or of an article in a periodical.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to print for future use.
  2. to print a preprint.
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Origin of preprint

First recorded in 1885–90; pre- + print
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Word Origin and History for preprinted

preprint

v.

also pre-print, 1913, from pre- + print (v.). Related: Preprinted; preprinting.

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preprint

n.

1889, from pre- + print (n.).

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