prewriting

noun
pre·​writ·​ing | \ ˈprē-ˌrī-tiŋ How to pronounce prewriting (audio) \

Definition of prewriting

: the formulation and organization of ideas preparatory to writing

First Known Use of prewriting

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Prewriting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prewriting. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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