pretype

verb
pre·​type | \ ˌprē-ˈtīp How to pronounce pretype (audio) \
variants: or pre-type
pretyped or pre-typed; pretyping or pre-typing

Definition of pretype

transitive verb

: to type (something) in advance : to write with a computer or typewriter beforehand Some information was pretyped on the form. envelopes affixed with pretyped labels

First Known Use of pretype

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Pretype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretype. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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