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intr.v. pre·lect·ed, pre·lect·ing, pre·lects
To lecture or discourse in public.

[Latin praelegere, praelect- : prae-, pre- + legere, to read; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·lec′tion n.
pre·lec′tor n.
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A usually formal oral communication to an audience:
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Further aggravating the situation is the lack of consensus over who in the corporate pyramid should be the Pharaoh of Prelection. In the aforementioned survey, more than half of respondents in the U.S., UK and Australia say the employee should be the most responsible party for his or her gaffes but the CISO, corporate IT CIO might have a teeny bit of responsibility too.
"Performance and Prelection in the Early Printed Editions of Celestina." Celestinesca 22.2 (Otono 1998): 3-20.
(30) The Middle English redactor counts upon the prelection of his text as a social event with recreational purposes in a leisurely atmosphere.