prereturn

adjective
pre·​re·​turn | \ ˌprē-ri-ˈtərn How to pronounce prereturn (audio) \
variants: or pre-return

Definition of prereturn

: occurring or required before a return to a place or activity Some speak at … prereturn briefings for military families, lecturing them on what to expect … after their soldier's return.— Audrey Kubetin He said astronauts usually must spend their prereturn day in orbit dismantling and putting away equipment used during the mission.The Los Angeles Times

First Known Use of prereturn

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Prereturn.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prereturn. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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