pre-viewed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ viewed

Adjective[edit]

pre-viewed (not comparable)

  1. (euphemistic, of a VHS cassette, DVD, etc.) Previously viewed; used.
    • 2001, Michelle Singletary, "A Penny Saved Is... Well, It's A Penny Saved", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 30 July 2001:
      Linda Harris of Reston, Va., found a way to cut what it costs to buy videos. "Purchase pre-viewed movies from a video store," she recommends. Harris said she saves as much as half the cost of a new video. For example, she bought a pre-viewed movie, Dinosaur, for $6.99. The original cost $19.99.
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