pre-owned

adjective

(ˌ)prē-ˈōnd How to pronounce pre-owned (audio)
ˈprē-ˌōnd

Examples of pre-owned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roughly 9 million unique users visit the site per month to shop for new, pre-owned, and vintage designs. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 12 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pre-owned was in 1934

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“Pre-owned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pre-owned. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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