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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.


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



to screen in advance; select before a more detailed selecting process.
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The agreement gives CreditMiner access to the "Prescreen of One" service, an Equifax solution for individual, real-time prescreens that help consumers by letting them know they are qualified for financing and helps them make more informed shopping decisions.
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.