pre-press

prepress

[pree-pres]
adjective Printing.
1.
of or pertaining to all operations other than the preparation of the press that are required in preparing a job for printing.
2.
(of a proof) pulled from a finished plate prior to or in lieu of a press proof.

Origin:
pre- + press1

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