preselect
transitive verb Date: circa 1859 to choose in advance usually on the basis of a particular criterion • preselection noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Preselect — Pre se*lect , v. t. To select beforehand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preselect — index reserve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • preselect — [prē΄sə lekt′] vt. to select in advance …   English World dictionary

  • preselect — preselection, n. /pree si lekt /, v.t. to select in advance; choose beforehand. [1860 65; PRE + SELECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • preselect — verb To select in advance …   Wiktionary

  • preselect — v. choose ahead of time, pick beforehand, select in advance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preselect — verb select in advance. Derivatives preselection noun preselective adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • preselect — pre·select …   English syllables

  • preselect — pre se•lect′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • preselect — /prisəˈlɛkt/ (say preesuh lekt) verb (t) 1. to select in advance. –verb (i) 2. to use or be used as a preselector …   Australian English dictionary

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