an advance or preliminary testing
or trial, as of a new product.
given to determine if students are sufficiently prepared to begin a new course of study.
taken for practice.
verb (used with object)
to give a pretest to (a student, product, etc.).
verb (used without object) 5.
to conduct a pretest: to pretest for consumer acceptance.
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