prefile

verb pre·file \ ˌprē-ˈfī(-ə)l \
variants: or pre-file

Definition of prefile

prefiled or pre-filed; prefiling or pre-filing
: to file (something) in advance
  • a prefiled flight plan
  • Only one piece of dam-related legislation was filed during the first of two weeks when state legislators can prefile bills before they start meeting next month.
  • —Andrew Shain

First Known Use of prefile

1957

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