preneed

adjective
pre·​need | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈnēd How to pronounce preneed (audio) \
variants: or pre-need

Definition of preneed

: occurring before there is a need especially : planned prior to death preneed funeral arrangements preneed contracts/insurance Pre-need funeral insurance is whole life insurance that provides funds to pay for the insured's funeral and burial. — Harriett E. Jones

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1945, in the meaning defined above

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