pretest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ test

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun)
    • enPR: prēʹtĕst, IPA(key): /ˈpɹiːtɛst/
    • (file)
  • (verb)

Adjective[edit]

pretest (not comparable)

  1. Prior to taking a test.
    • 2013 March 4, Roger Cohen, “The Competition Drug”, in The New York Times[1]:
      “Just popped an Addie, so I’m good to go” — this sort of pretest attitude has become pervasive. Conversations with several students suggested Adderall was always available, costing from $2 to $5 a pill.

Noun[edit]

pretest (plural pretests)

  1. A preliminary test, given in advance of instruction or evaluation.

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Verb[edit]

pretest (third-person singular simple present pretests, present participle pretesting, simple past and past participle pretested)

  1. (transitive) To administer a pretest to.
  2. (intransitive) To carry out a pretest.

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