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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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JobFlash offers an interactive automated telephone and web service that sources, prescreens and schedules employment interviews with qualified candidates around the clock.
The web-based system electronically prescreens candidates and ranks them according to user specified criteria.
Developed and managed since 1993 by Raytheon, the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) prescreens and monitors student loan applications in addition to providing a research database for the Department of Education and other federal entities.