[ pree-proh-gram, -gruhm ]
/ priˈproʊ græm, -grəm /
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verb (used with object), pre·pro·grammed or pre·pro·gramed, pre·pro·gram·ming or pre·pro·gram·ing.
to program in advance: to preprogram a manufacturing process.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Her first move was to disable the “retweet cartels,” a setup that automatically retweets from preprogrammed users or hashtags.The Champagne Tranarchist Who Hijacked Occupy’s Twitter Feed|Nina Strochlic|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST