prespecify

prespecify

(priːˈspɛsɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to specify in advance
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In the data presented here, about two-fifths of trials performing HTE analysis failed to prespecify any covariates; among trials that successfully prespecified at least some covariates, most did not consistently provide an explicit rationale.
Today, however, an investor can prespecify 100% equities in the 529 plan and always beat the same portfolio held outside the plan, so long as total realized returns are positive.
An investor could prespecify 100% equities in the 529 plan and always beat the same portfolio held outside the plan, so long as total realized returns are positive.