prescreen

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pre·screen

 (prē-skrēn′)
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.

prescreen

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

pre•screen

(priˈskrin)

v.t.
to screen in advance; select before a more detailed selecting process.
[1965–70]
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However, it briefs and prescreens its customers so that their feedback always mirrors at least some of the product plan.