predraft

adjective
pre·​draft | \ ˌprē-ˈdraft How to pronounce predraft (audio) , -ˈdräft \
variants: or pre-draft

Definition of predraft

: done or occurring before drafting someone (as in professional sports or in the military) The Mets instituted a series of predraft tests to measure prospects' aptitude and ability to make snap decisions.— Peter Gammons a predraft army physical

First Known Use of predraft

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Predraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predraft. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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