prepurchase

verb
pre·​pur·​chase | \ ˌprē-ˈpər-chəs How to pronounce prepurchase (audio) \
variants: or pre-purchase
prepurchased or pre-purchased; prepurchasing or pre-purchasing

Definition of prepurchase

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to purchase (something) in advance You can prepurchase tickets to pick up at the box office.

prepurchase

adjective
variants: or pre-purchase

Definition of prepurchase (Entry 2 of 2)

: occurring before a purchase prepurchase inspection of a used car

First Known Use of prepurchase

Verb

1868, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Prepurchase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepurchase. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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