preannounce

verb pre·an·nounce \ ˌprē-ə-ˈnau̇n(t)s \
variants: or pre-announce

Definition of preannounce

preannounced or pre-announced; preannouncing or pre-announcing
: to announce (something) in advance
  • a preannounced visit
  • As a general matter, we will not preannounce details of upcoming products.
  • —Shai Gozani

preannouncement

play \ˌprē-ə-ˈnau̇n(t)s-mənt\ or pre-announcement noun, plural preannouncements or pre-announcements
    • Of course, there was the usual blather and hype—the usual preannouncement of products in anticipation of a Christmas rollout.
    • —Scott Mace et al.

First Known Use of preannounce

1793

in the meaning defined above

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