precollegiate

adjective
pre·​col·​le·​giate | \ ˌprē-ˈkə-ˈlē-jət How to pronounce precollegiate (audio) , -jē-ət \
variants: or pre-collegiate

Definition of precollegiate

: occurring before the collegiate level precollegiate sports

First Known Use of precollegiate

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Precollegiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precollegiate. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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