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preprint

noun pre·print \ ˈprē-ˌprint , ˌprē-ˈprint \
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of preprint

1 : an issue of a technical paper often in preliminary form before its publication in a journal
2 : something (such as an advertisement) printed before the rest of the publication in which it is to appear

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First Known Use of preprint

1889

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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preprint

verb pre·print \ (ˌ)prē-ˈprint \

Definition of preprint

preprinted; preprinting; preprints
: to print in advance for later use

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First Known Use of preprint

1897

in the meaning defined above

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