recorded before being broadcast, played in an automated telephone call, made available online, etc.; not live: The final hour of the talk show was a prerecorded interview with the book’s author.The prerecorded phone messages were part of a campaign targeting younger voters.
containing previously recorded information, as music, images, software, etc.: By 1986, sales of prerecorded cassette tapes had surpassed those of LPs.: Compare blank (def. 5).
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How to use prerecorded in a sentence
During the Summer Jam performance, DaBaby played a prerecorded video that featured a non-apology, thanking Hot 97 for being “willing to stick their neck out on the line” and not drop him.DaBaby, Boosie and Hip Hop’s Love-Hate Relationship With Homoeroticism | Tirhakah Love | August 25, 2021 | The Daily Beast
If you buy a prerecorded cassette of your favorite artist, you’ll notice there are two holes in the top of your cassette.
In a prerecorded virtual forum that offered little opportunity for the sometimes heated exchanges of past debates, McAuliffe continued to mostly ignore his rivals in the June 8 primary election.
As a result, her daughter didn’t have a teacher last week and was left with prerecorded lessons and assignments.
They can also use the keyboard to type out questions or click on one of the icons along the bottom of the screen to hear a prerecorded question answered in real time by Santa.How to visit Santa using the magic of Zoom, streaming video or even AI | Connie Chang | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
In September of that same year, a prerecorded interview with Brown aired on Larry King Live.Chris Brown Reportedly Fights Frank Ocean, Is Still the Worst | Marlow Stern | January 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He laid his abstract vocals atop a prerecorded tribal-synth soundtrack; the crowd ate it up.
The Conversation Carte Blanche panel show is not to be prerecorded as the other one was.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for prerecorded
having been recorded (on tape, video, etc) beforehand: a pre-recorded message
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