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pre·test

 (prē′tĕst′)
n.
1.
a. A preliminary test administered to determine a student's baseline knowledge or preparedness for an educational experience or course of study.
b. A test taken for practice.
2. The advance testing of something, such as a questionnaire, product, or idea.
tr. & intr.v. (prē-tĕst′) pre·test·ed, pre·test·ing, pre·tests
To subject to or conduct a pretest.

pretest

(priːˈtɛst)
vb (tr)
to test (something) before presenting it to its intended public or client
n
the act or instance of pretesting

pre•test

(n. ˈpriˌtɛst; v. priˈtɛst)

n.
1. an advance or preliminary testing or trial, as of a new product.
2. a test given to determine if students are sufficiently prepared to begin a new course of study.
3. a test taken for practice.
v.t.
4. to give a pretest to.
v.i.
5. to conduct a pretest.
[1945–50]

pretest


Past participle: pretested
Gerund: pretesting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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