prepress

noun
pre·press | \ ˌprē-ˈpres \

Definition of prepress 

: the process of assembling and editing a product (such as a book or newspaper) prior to printing adjusted the colors in prepress often used before another noun a digital prepress system

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1987, in the meaning defined above

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