premodification

adjective
pre·​mod·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌmä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce premodification (audio) \
variants: or pre-modification

Definition of premodification

: existing, occurring, or done before a modification But in its slightly more down-to-earth pre-modification past, the aircraft was originally conceived as … an agricultural crop-duster.— Brygony Jones

First Known Use of premodification

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Premodification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premodification. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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