preestablish

verb
pre·es·tab·lish | \ˌprē-i-ˈsta-blish \
variants: or pre-establish
preestablished or pre-established; preestablishing or pre-establishing

Definition of preestablish 

transitive verb

: to establish in advance preestablish emergency procedures

Other Words from preestablish

preestablished or pre-established adjective
met at a preestablished time a set of preestablished rules/criteria

First Known Use of preestablish

1643, in the meaning defined above

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