preapproved

adjective
pre·​ap·​proved | \ ˌprē-ə-ˈprüvd How to pronounce preapproved (audio) \
variants: or pre-approved

Definition of preapproved

: having been approved in advance a preapproved credit card a list of preapproved medications

First Known Use of preapproved

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Preapproved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preapproved. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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