pre·​elec·​tion ˌprē-i-ˈlek-shən How to pronounce preelection (audio)
variants or pre-election
: occurring before an election
preelection polls/surveys
preelection campaign promises

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preelection was in 1872

Dictionary Entries Near preelection

Cite this Entry

“Preelection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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