preannounce

verb
pre·​an·​nounce | \ ˌprē-ə-ˈnau̇n(t)s How to pronounce preannounce (audio) \
variants: or pre-announce
preannounced or pre-announced; preannouncing or pre-announcing

Definition of preannounce

transitive verb

: to announce (something) in advance a preannounced visit As a general matter, we will not preannounce details of upcoming products.— Shai Gozani

Other Words from preannounce

preannouncement \ ˌprē-​ə-​ˈnau̇n(t)s-​mənt How to pronounce preannouncement (audio) \ 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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“Preannounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preannounce. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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