prerelease

pre·re·lease

 (prē′rĭ-lēs′)
n.
Something released before an official or scheduled date.
adj.
Of or relating to an interval preceding an official or scheduled release: a prerelease demonstration of a product; a prison prerelease program.

prerelease

(ˌpriːrɪˈliːs)
n
(Marketing) (of film, recording, or software) a release before general release
vb (tr)
(Film) to release a film before its general release
adj
of the period before the release of (a film, a prisoner, software, a recording)
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His proposals to the 2007 Legislature call for more community corrections programs to handle more offenders on probation, parole or in prerelease centers.
The court held that the statutes governing placement of inmates in prerelease custody did not authorize the BOP policy, under which inmates were designated to a community corrections center only for the lesser of six months or ten percent of their sentence.
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