Definition of prepress in English:

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prepress

Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈpres/

adjective

Relating to typesetting, page layout, and other work done on a publication before it is actually printed.
Example sentences
  • Writing, editing, layout and pre-press preparations are computerised and the publishing workflow is all network based.
  • The digital graphics department is essentially the company's pre-press operation - turning working files into a set of electronic masters, with exact specifications for color and alignment on printing presses.
  • Those affected were people working in pre-press, clerical and ‘facilities and services' areas.

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Syllabification: pre·press

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