Definition of preform
1 : to form or shape beforehand
2 : to bring to approximate preliminary shape and size
preformplay \ˈprē-ˌfȯrm\ noun
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Today, the 20-member ensemble plays about 60 concerts a year and has been preforming a musical at the National Theatre in Prague.
At the grease Monkey stage Idol Job will preform at 6:30p.m, Brandon Steadman Band 8p.m.
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Origin and Etymology of preform
Latin praeformare, from prae- + formare to form, from forma form
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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