precharge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ charge

Adjective[edit]

precharge (not comparable)

  1. before a charge
    • 2007 November 18, Raymond Bonner, “The Tories Find Their Inner Liberal”, New York Times:
      The view is we've fought two wars for liberty, and we'll be damned if we're going to give it up now, she said, adding that she personally favors extending precharge detention to 90 days.