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pre·se·lect

 (prē′sĭ-lĕkt′)
tr.v. pre·se·lect·ed, pre·se·lect·ing, pre·se·lects
To select beforehand, usually according to a specific criterion.

pre′se·lec′tion n.
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preselect

(ˌpriːsɪˈlɛkt)
vb (tr)
to select beforehand
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preselect


Past participle: preselected
Gerund: preselecting

Imperative
preselect
preselect
Present
I preselect
you preselect
he/she/it preselects
we preselect
you preselect
they preselect
Preterite
I preselected
you preselected
he/she/it preselected
we preselected
you preselected
they preselected
Present Continuous
I am preselecting
you are preselecting
he/she/it is preselecting
we are preselecting
you are preselecting
they are preselecting
Present Perfect
I have preselected
you have preselected
he/she/it has preselected
we have preselected
you have preselected
they have preselected
Past Continuous
I was preselecting
you were preselecting
he/she/it was preselecting
we were preselecting
you were preselecting
they were preselecting
Past Perfect
I had preselected
you had preselected
he/she/it had preselected
we had preselected
you had preselected
they had preselected
Future
I will preselect
you will preselect
he/she/it will preselect
we will preselect
you will preselect
they will preselect
Future Perfect
I will have preselected
you will have preselected
he/she/it will have preselected
we will have preselected
you will have preselected
they will have preselected
Future Continuous
I will be preselecting
you will be preselecting
he/she/it will be preselecting
we will be preselecting
you will be preselecting
they will be preselecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been preselecting
you have been preselecting
he/she/it has been preselecting
we have been preselecting
you have been preselecting
they have been preselecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been preselecting
you will have been preselecting
he/she/it will have been preselecting
we will have been preselecting
you will have been preselecting
they will have been preselecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been preselecting
you had been preselecting
he/she/it had been preselecting
we had been preselecting
you had been preselecting
they had been preselecting
Conditional
I would preselect
you would preselect
he/she/it would preselect
we would preselect
you would preselect
they would preselect
Past Conditional
I would have preselected
you would have preselected
he/she/it would have preselected
we would have preselected
you would have preselected
they would have preselected
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Translations

preselect

vtvorher auswählen; gearvorwählen
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References in periodicals archive ?
The case information stated that Ong gave unwarranted benefits to Alis by 'preselecting the latter and awarding to him the contract without public bidding and the active participation of the Bids and Awards Committee.'
The executing agency is interested in preselecting consulting firms to be part of a short list of companies that will be invited to present technical and economic proposals for a number of services.