Definition of presell
1 : to precondition (someone, such as a customer) for subsequent purchase or create advance demand for (something, such as a product) especially through marketing strategies
2 : to sell in advance raised money to publish the book by preselling film rights
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This month, Bob Dylan also used the site to presell concert tickets.
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