predelivery

adjective

pre·​de·​liv·​ery ˌprē-di-ˈli-v(ə-)rē How to pronounce predelivery (audio)
-dē-
variants or pre-delivery
1
: occurring before delivery of something (such as a shipment)
predelivery inspections
pre-delivery financing
2
: prenatal
a pre-delivery ultrasound

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of predelivery was in 1905

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“Predelivery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predelivery. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

predelivery

adjective
pre·​de·​liv·​ery ˌprē-di-ˈliv-(ə-)rē How to pronounce predelivery (audio)
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