pretape

verb
pre·tape | \ ˌprē-ˈtāp \
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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