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prerecord

[pree-ri-kawrd] /ˌpri rɪˈkɔrd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to record beforehand or in advance.
2.
to record (a radio show, television program, etc.) prior to an actual broadcast or showing.
3.
Movies. to record (music, sound effects, etc.) before filming begins, as to facilitate synchronization.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; pre- + record
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Examples from the web for prerecord
  • The staff people would prerecord it onto these magnetic tapes.
  • prerecord the story on tape for individual listening.
Word Origin and History for prerecord
v.

also pre-record, 1936, of music, from pre- + record (v.). Related: Prerecorded; prerecording.

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