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preelection

[pree-i-lek-shuh n] /ˌpri ɪˈlɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
a choice or selection made beforehand.
adjective
2.
coming before an election:
preelection promises.
Also, pre-election.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; pre- + election
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British Dictionary definitions for pre-election

pre-election

noun (modifier)
1.
existing or occurring before an election
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Word Origin and History for pre-election
n.

1580s, from pre- + election.

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