Definition of precoded in US English:

precoded

adjective

  • Coded beforehand; involving or exemplifying a pre-existing or previously devised system of codes; especially represented by or involving previously identified categories of expected response to a questionnaire.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Statistical Association. From pre- + coded, past participle of code.

Pronunciation

precoded

/priːˈkəʊdɪd/