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preprogram

[ 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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Origin of preprogram

First recorded in 1960–65; pre- + program
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