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pre-record

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Definition of pre-record in English:

verb

[with object] (often as adjective pre-recorded)
1Record (sound or film) in advance: a pre-recorded talk
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  • When coupled with the common knowledge that the music in film musicals has been pre-recorded, the lack of impressive, cohesive dance routines becomes a real blotch on the performances.
  • In addition to a large symphony orchestra, Orion included a sampler part where pre-recorded sounds were incorporated into the piece.
  • This was the first film for which pre-recorded songs were released.
1.1Record sound on (a tape) beforehand: pre-recorded digital audiotapes
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  • This is shown clearly in Figure 3, which depicts the shipments of blank and pre-recorded video tapes.
  • This tape had been pre-recorded, and the General knew his men to a fault.
  • A ‘violinist-actor’ competes with a pre-recorded tape of himself, and also records and plays himself back in concert.

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