preproduction

noun
pre·​pro·​duc·​tion | \ ˌprē-prə-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce preproduction (audio) , -prō- \
variants: or less commonly pre-production

Definition of preproduction

: the process of planning or designing something (such as a product or film) prior to production test-driving cars in preproduction visited possible filming sites during preproduction often used before another nouna preproduction prototypepreproduction meetings with the director

First Known Use of preproduction

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Preproduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preproduction. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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