predischarge

adjective
pre·​dis·​charge | \ ˌprē-ˈdis-ˌchärj How to pronounce predischarge (audio) , -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

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“Predischarge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predischarge. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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