prearranged

adjective

pre·​ar·​ranged ˌprē-ə-ˈrānjd How to pronounce prearranged (audio)
variants or pre-arranged
: having been arranged in advance
a prearranged meeting point

Examples of prearranged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The painting, protected by a pillow and bubble wrap stuffed into an Ikea bag, was dropped off by a publicly unidentified tipster at a prearranged meeting Monday evening, the BBC said. Robert Higgs, cleveland, 12 Sep. 2023 While all of the other defendants, including former President Donald Trump, turned themselves in to the jail with a prearranged bond, Floyd, the former leader of the group Black Voices for Trump, showed up Thursday without an attorney and was arrested and booked like any other criminal defendant. Chris Joyner, ajc, 29 Aug. 2023 Read full article Williams met the undercover agent on Jan. 12 and sold the first device with several rounds of ammunition at a prearranged location, prosecutors said. Talia Lissauer, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Aug. 2023 Ontrak Chief Executive Terren Peizer set up the prearranged trading plans in May and August 2021, just before his company disclosed the loss of health insurer Cigna Corp. as a major customer, according to a federal grand-jury indictment unsealed Wednesday. Dave Michaels, WSJ, 1 Mar. 2023 Trucks cross with prearranged permission, according to several customs and security officials, in return for about $30,000 per vehicle. Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2021 The violence coincides with prearranged visits to the region by U.S. officials, who have for weeks been warning of an escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. William Booth, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Jan. 2023 After reaching the Nelson River, the two made a prearranged stop at Norway House, a Cree community just then celebrating what was known as Treaty and York Boats Days. Nancy Lord, Anchorage Daily News, 25 July 2021 But he's prioritized local media for prearranged interviews, which typically throw him softball questions. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, 11 Aug. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prearranged was in 1830

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“Prearranged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prearranged. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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