prestrike

adjective
pre·​strike | \ˌprē-ˈstrīk \
variants: or pre-strike

Definition of prestrike 

1 : of, relating to, or occurring in the time before a workers' strike prestrike negotiations a prestrike rally Though not yet up to prestrike levels, both employment and production were recovering quickly.— Brian Farmer

2 : of, relating to, or occurring in the time before a strike or attack prestrike intelligence a prestrike reconnaissance flight

First Known Use of prestrike

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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