predischarge

adjective pre·dis·charge \ ˌprē-ˈdis-ˌchärj , -dis-ˈchärj \
variants: or pre-discharge

Definition of predischarge

: occurring before discharge (such as discharge from military service or the discharge of a debt)
  • military predischarge programs
  • All debtors must attend a two-hour course on managing finances in order to receive a bankruptcy discharge. This is sometimes referred to as budget counseling, debtor education, or predischarge counseling.
  • —Stephen Elias et al.

First Known Use of predischarge

1918

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up predischarge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!