prepublic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ public

Adjective[edit]

prepublic (not comparable)

  1. Prior to availability to the general public.
    • 1967, Karlyne Alice Anspach, The why of fashion
      They pay sizable sums for tickets to the prepublic showings, which are then applied as credit toward purchases.
  2. (business) Before becoming a public company in which anybody can buy shares.