preauction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ auction

Adjective[edit]

preauction ‎(not comparable)

  1. Before an auction.
    • 2008 May 8, Sophia Kishkovsky, “A Treasure Is Restored, With Culture Its Bounty”, in New York Times[1]:
      Christie’s held a preauction showing for rich Russian art collectors at Pashkov House last fall, and Boucheron, the French jewelry house, held an exhibition and soirée there in March.