pre-Christmas

pre-Christmas

adj
of or relating to the period prior to Christmas: the pre-Christmas rush.
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The Duchess of Cambridge headed to the evening performance after attending the annual pre-Christmas lunch hosted by Queen Elizabeth II in Sandringham.
He added that they "are living through an unbelievable two weeks, resembling a pre-Christmas fantasy".
THE pre-Christmas trading season got off to a poor start for retailers, with consumer spending declining at the fastest annual pace seen in over four years, according to an index.
Tour highlights u A guided tour of ancient Paphos u Christmas Eve visit to the - sometimes - snow-capped Troodos Mountains u Free time to enjoy Paphos' pre-Christmas atmosphere u Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve u Festive Christmas Dinner with music and entertainment u Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager u Seven nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers
There is, though, a huge pre-Christmas party season which has been in full swing since the last week of November.
SHOPPERS are enjoying bigger pre-Christmas discounts than they did last year, according to analysis by business advisory firm Deloitte.
Summary: Top Filipino bands will headline a pre-Christmas celebration
The Department of Trade and Industry (DT) Leyte Provincial Office will hold a two-day pre-christmas diskwento caravan sale here in the city.
LONDON: Significantly fewer Britons went out to shop on Boxing Day this year, initial data showed, suggesting pre-Christmas online discounts led many to spurn what is traditionally a bumper day for retailers.
Mary Berry is a big fan of the pre-Christmas build-up too, which explains why the first part of her festive series doesn't contain a single recipe that you'd usually associate with Christmas dinner.
Laura Hazel from specialist ski operator, Ski Beat, blames the fact that a pre-Christmas rush on bookings was followed by a very quiet period.
Add in the breathtakingly beautiful scenery of the mystical Moselle river valley, and the ancient architecture of impressive Trier, Germany's oldest city, and you've created the ideal European short pre-Christmas shopping break.