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preprogram

[pree-proh-gram, -gruh m] /priˈproʊ græm, -grəm/
verb (used with object), preprogrammed or preprogramed, preprogramming or preprograming.
1.
to program in advance:
to preprogram a manufacturing process.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; pre- + program
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Examples for preprogram
  • Users can preprogram their favorite stations and create song playlists online.
Word Origin and History for preprogram
v.

also pre-program, 1955, from pre- + program (v.). Related: Preprogrammed; preprogramming.

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