preconstructed

adjective

pre·​con·​struct·​ed ˌprē-kən-ˈstrək-təd How to pronounce preconstructed (audio)
variants or pre-constructed
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
preconstruction adjective
or pre-construction
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

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of preconstructed was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Preconstructed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preconstructed. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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