prerelease

[ pree-ri-lees ]
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noun
  1. something released beforehand, as a movie shown before its scheduled premiere.

adjective
  1. of or relating to a period prior to an official release: prerelease photos of a new car; convicts housed in a prerelease center.

Origin of prerelease

1
First recorded in 1925–30; pre- + release

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