precrash

adjective
pre·​crash | \ ˌprē-ˈkrash How to pronounce precrash (audio) \
variants: or pre-crash

Definition of precrash

: existing, occurring, or done before a crash (such as a car crash or an economic crash) precrash scenarios used to increase safety technology precrash unemployment rates … index of 110 junk bonds showed that prices were almost back to their pre-crash levels.— Ford S. Worthy

First Known Use of precrash

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Precrash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precrash. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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