preprofessional

[ pree-pruh-fesh-uh-nl ]
/ ˌpri prəˈfɛʃ ə nl /

adjective

of or relating to the time preceding one's concentrated study or practice of a profession: preprofessional training.

Nearby words

  1. preprimary,
  2. preprint,
  3. preprocess,
  4. preprocessor,
  5. preproduction,
  6. preprogram,
  7. prepsychotic,
  8. prepuberal,
  9. prepuberty,
  10. prepubescence

Origin of preprofessional

First recorded in 1945–50; pre- + professional

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