preregistration

noun
pre·reg·is·tra·tion | \ˌprē-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən \

Definition of preregistration 

: a special registration (as for returning students) prior to an official registration period Preregistration for fall classes is closed. also : a registration prior to an event, activity, or program The lecture is free but preregistration is required.

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preregister \(ˌ)prē-ˈre-jə-stər \ intransitive verb

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No preregistration is needed for the special needs carnival. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Antioch Taste of Summer includes special needs carnival, sidewalk sales, six headliner bands," 3 July 2018 North Carolina’s law, for example, also eliminated some early voting days, ended same-day voter registration and out-of-precinct voting, and stopped the preregistration of 16- and 17-year-olds in the state. German Lopez, Vox, "With the Supreme Court’s ruling, other states plan to follow Ohio’s lead on voter purges.," 11 June 2018 Where: Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville Tickets: $15 preregistration; $20 day registration; free for spectactors Information: 847-362-5050; lambsfarm.org Sheryl DeVore is a freelance reporter for the News-Sun. Sheryl Devore, chicagotribune.com, "Lambs Farm car show awards 25 trophies," 22 May 2018 The cost is $25, including all supplies, and preregistration is required. Sarah Bonnette, NOLA.com, "Artscape: Mandeville artist Lloyd Riedling gets his artwork into Jazz Fest on first try," 25 Apr. 2018 The job fair is free and preregistration is not required. Andrew Maykuth, Philly.com, "Philly airport has hundreds of job openings ready for takeoff," 23 Apr. 2018 The cost is $25, including supplies, and preregistration is required. Sarah Bonnette, NOLA.com, "Artscape: New exhibit features well known illustrators, offers hope for those considering career in art," 11 Apr. 2018 Participation tops out at a dozen or so participants, making preregistration essential. Jerry Soverinsky, BostonGlobe.com, "A grown-up’s guide to Legoland Florida Resort," 28 Mar. 2018 According to the National Conference of State Legislatures , Washington will join 12 states and the District of Columbia in allowing preregistration beginning at age 16. Washington Post, "Washington governor signs package of voter access bills," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of preregistration

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of preregistration was in 1967

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