preseason


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pre·sea·son

 (prē′sē′zən) Sports
n.
The period immediately before the start of a new season, in which athletes undergo intensive training and participate in exhibition games.
adv. & adj.
In, of, or relating to the preseason.

preseason

(ˈpriːˌsiːzən)
n
(General Sporting Terms)
a. the period immediately before the official season for a particular sport begins
b. (as modifier): a series of preseason friendly matches.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preseason - a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation
season - a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
spring training - preseason training during the spring
Translations

preseason

adj (Sport) match, trainingvor der Saison; (in tourism) → Vorsaison-; preseason ratesVorsaisonpreise pl
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CORVALLIS - Oregon State infielder Nick Madrigal was named a first-team preseason baseball all-American by Perfect Game on Tuesday.
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For the first time in its 10-year history, the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup will have all the teams from the two biggest collegiate leagues in the country, the UAAP and the NCAA.
Kemba Walker scored 22 points, Jeremy Lin added 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Chicago Bulls, 94-86, on Monday night to remain undefeated in the preseason.
She accomplished something her older sister never could by becoming a unanimous preseason All-American.
ANDY Robinson believes his own game will benefit from going through a full preseason training programme with Tranmere this summer.
If preseason accolades mean anything, Arkansas State will be a force in the Sun Belt Conference this year.
The follow are the NFL preseason statistical leaders tracked in 2009 by the Elias Sports Bureau, official statisticians of the NFL.
USC found itself in a familiar position Saturday as the Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll ranked the Trojans fourth in the nation.