preapprove

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pre·ap·prove

 (prē′ə-pro͞ov′)
tr.v. pre·ap·proved, pre·ap·prov·ing, pre·ap·proves
To approve (an applicant or an application for a loan, for example) at an earlier point in the approval process than is usual, sometimes even before an application is submitted: a customer who was preapproved for a $2,000 credit line.

preapprove

(ˌpriːəˈpruːv)
vb (tr)
to approve in advance

pre•ap•prove

(ˌpri əˈpruv)
v.t. -proved, -prov•ing.
to approve in advance: a preapproved credit card.
[1650–60]