pre·​con·​ven·​tion ˌprē-kən-ˈven(t)-shən How to pronounce preconvention (audio)
: occurring before a convention
preconvention proceedings
a preconvention announcement

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preconvention was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Preconvention.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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