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pre·screen

 (prē-skrēn′)
tr.v. pre·screened, pre·screen·ing, pre·screens
1. To view (a movie) before release for public showing.
2. To examine or interview before further selection processes occur: prescreen applicants for interviews.

prescreen

(priːˈskriːn)
vb (tr)
(Film) to screen (a film) in advance

pre•screen

(priˈskrin)

v.t.
to screen in advance; select before a more detailed selecting process.
[1965–70]
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In addition, SGF has streamlined and simplified the prescreening process thereby reducing the amount of time to donate--meaning donors are often matched quickly with recipients.
All participants are required to undergo a porough medical prescreening process to be included in a pool of potential future healpy volunteers' database.
Including the cases that were removed by prescreening in the response rate calculations would likely underestimate the proportion of unknown eligibles that are considered to be eligible, leading to inflated response rates.
Prescreening consumers at the teller line, online or at the ATM, among other emerging channels including mobile--as opposed to traditional batch, direct mail prescreen offers--provides an opportunity to cross-sell credit products that fit the flavor of today's credit market and the behavior of today's consumer, he notes.
ANA was one of the strongest proponents of the pre-screening provisions of that legislation as part of the association's commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards, and ensuring a prescreening process that works to protect the public safety.
Verified Identity Pass will start accepting passenger applications for its prescreening system, and company officials expect the program to be running at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport by November.
The agency's latest attempt to identify potentially dangerous travelers before they board planes, Secure Flight is a descendant of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS) and its stillborn successor, CAPPS II, which was abandoned in the wake of criticisms that it would be both intrusive and ineffective.
Among its efforts to strengthen aviation security, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is developing a new passenger prescreening system--known as Secure Flight.
Prescreening containers identified as high-risk before they arrive at U.
Marc Arbyn of the Scientific Institute of Public Health in Brussels and his colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of pooled data on the diagnostic yielding of rapid prescreening of unreported smears.
Prescreening is a way to help families learn whether they may be eligible for food stamp benefits.
We begin by providing the Prescreening, In-depth exploration, Choice (PIG) model's theoretical background and rationale; a more detailed discussion of the theoretical issues presented here can be found in Gati and Asher (2001).