pre·​con·​struct·​ed | \ ˌprē-kən-ˈstrək-təd How to pronounce preconstructed (audio) \
variants: or pre-constructed

Definition of preconstructed

1 : constructed before purchase or use preconstructed homes attaching preconstructed panels to a frame "… I'm not one to pick up my phone while training clients, but at least I can respond with a quick preconstructed text from my watch … "— Kira Stokes … there will be two new 60-card preconstructed theme decks that will help introduce players to Pokémon TCG …— Alex Seedhouse
2 : formed prior to actual knowledge or experience … her stories push the boundaries of preconstructed female identities.— J. C. Gabel

Other Words from preconstructed

preconstruction \ ˌprē-​kən-​ˈstrək-​shən How to pronounce preconstructed (audio) \ or pre-construction adjective
preconstruction planning/testing He thought the preconstruction business strange, the idea of selling someone an apartment they'd never even seen, based completely on glossy brochures … and promises. — George Tucker

First Known Use of preconstructed

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Preconstructed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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