preprofessional

adjective
pre·pro·fes·sion·al | \ ˌprē-prə-ˈfesh-nəl , -ˈfe-shə-nᵊl \

Definition of preprofessional 

: of or relating to the period preceding specific study for or practice of a profession

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The Magnificent Return Circus Spire, Kinetic Arts Center’s troupe of preprofessional performers, is back with its custom blend of circus, physical theater, aerial excellence, clowning and chaos. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of March 25," 22 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of preprofessional

1909, in the meaning defined above

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