prerecorded

adjective
pre·​re·​cord·​ed | \ ˌprē-ri-ˈkȯr-dəd How to pronounce prerecorded (audio) \
variants: or pre-recorded

Definition of prerecorded

: recorded in advance airing prerecorded episodes played a prerecorded message

Other Words from prerecorded

prerecord \ ˌprē-​ri-​ˈkȯrd How to pronounce prerecorded (audio) \ or pre-record transitive verb prerecorded or pre-recorded; prerecording or pre-recording
decided to prerecord the speech

First Known Use of prerecorded

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Prerecorded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prerecorded. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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