pre-release

prerelease

[pree-ri-lees]
noun
1.
something released beforehand, as a movie shown before its scheduled premiere.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a period prior to an official release: prerelease photos of a new car; convicts housed in a prerelease center.

Origin:
1925–30; pre- + release

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