preinduction

adjective
pre·​in·​duc·​tion | \ ˌprē-in-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce preinduction (audio) \
variants: or pre-induction

Definition of preinduction

: occurring before an induction … Little Feat drummer Richie Hayward will be inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Music Association Hall of Fame. … The Iowa native made all the right noises when the association handed him his plaque at a preinduction ceremony.The Philadelphia Inquirer … his draft board reclassified him 1-A, saying that he couldn't be declared blind until he had taken a preinduction physical examination for the armed forces.Los Angeles Times

First Known Use of preinduction

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Preinduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preinduction. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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