pretape

verb
pre·​tape | \ ˌprē-ˈtāp How to pronounce pretape (audio) \
variants: or pre-tape
pretaped or pre-taped; pretaping or pre-taping

Definition of pretape

transitive verb

: to record on tape in advance pretape an interview a pretaped program/segment

First Known Use of pretape

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Pretape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretape. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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