Definition of pre-entry in English:

pre-entry

noun

  • 1Bookkeeping. The making of a declaration of dutiable merchandise prior to loading and shipment.

  • 2Generally. The action of entering beforehand; an instance of this; a preliminary or prior entry.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the period prior to entry, especially into employment.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Matthew Hale (1609–1676), judge and writer. From pre- + entry.

Pronunciation

pre-entry

/prɪˈɛntri//priːˈɛntri/