prepublication

adjective
pre·​pub·​li·​ca·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌpə-blə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce prepublication (audio) \
variants: or pre-publication

Definition of prepublication

: released or occurring before something (such as a book or paper) is published a prepublication copy of the book In the current system of prepublication peer review, a paper is evaluated before publication by a small number of other scientists (typically three or four).— Nikolaus Kriegeskorte

First Known Use of prepublication

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Prepublication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepublication. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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