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preshrunk

[ pree-shruhngk ]
/ priˈʃrʌŋk /
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adjective
of or relating to a fabric or garment that has been subjected to a shrinking process in order to reduce contraction when the apparel is washed or laundered.
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Origin of preshrunk

First recorded in 1940–45; pre- + shrunk
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British Dictionary definitions for preshrunk

preshrunk
/ (priːˈʃrʌŋk) /

adjective
(of fabrics, garments, etc) having undergone a shrinking process during manufacture so that further shrinkage will not occur
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