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Definition of precompetitive

: being or resulting from research conducted jointly by usually competing companies for the purpose of developing new commercially applicable technologies precompetitive artificial intelligence technology

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First Known Use of precompetitive

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for precompetitive

pre- + competitive

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“Precompetitive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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