prerecorded

adjective
pre·​re·​cord·​ed | \ˌprē-ri-ˈkȯr-dəd \
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 \ 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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