preselect

[pree-si-lekt]
verb (used with object)
to select in advance; choose beforehand.

Origin:
1860–65; pre- + select

preselection, noun
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If you are a frequent flyer and have silver or gold membership, you can preselect your seat after buying the ticket.
The proposed tunable sting subsystem allows the shooter to preselect the effect on the target.
Allowing them to preselect more healthful choices may be effective.
Recruiting from birth announcements allowed us to preselect families.
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