pretournament

adjective
pre·​tour·​na·​ment | \ ˌprē-ˈtu̇r-nə-mənt also -ˈtər- or -ˈtȯr- How to pronounce pretournament (audio) \
variants: or pre-tournament

Definition of pretournament

: of, occurring in, or done in the time preceding a tournament a pretournament meeting pretournament training/warm-ups pretournament predictions/expectations the pretournament pick/favorite

First Known Use of pretournament

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Pretournament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretournament. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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