prearchival

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ archival

Adjective[edit]

prearchival ‎(not comparable)

  1. Before archival.
    • 1969, Houston Gwynne Jones, The records of a nation: their management, preservation, and use‎
      As the horizons of the archivist expanded, those with greatest perception saw the need for specialists in prearchival stages of record-keeping...