pretelevision

adjective
pre·​tele·​vi·​sion | \ ˌprē-ˈte-lə-ˌvi-zhən How to pronounce pretelevision (audio) \
variants: or pre-television

Definition of pretelevision

: existing or occurring before television the pretelevision era belonged to a pretelevision generation

First Known Use of pretelevision

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Pretelevision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretelevision. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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