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pre·view (pre·vue)

preview (prevue)

 
pronunciation:
pri vyu
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an advance presentation or opening, as of a film, play, or exhibit, for a selected audience before viewing by the public.
definition 2: excerpts from a film or television program, shown as an advertisement.
definition 3: anything that gives some idea in advance of or introduction to a later event, presentation, or the like.
His bachelor habits gave a preview of what he would be like as a husband.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: previewed, previewing, previews
definition: to show or see beforehand or in advance.
The teacher previewed the film before showing it to the class.
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derivation: previewer (n.)
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