Definition of preseason in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈsēzən/


(Of a sporting event) taking place before the regular season.
Example sentences
  • It would be their first venture to the west coast for preseason drills.
  • He was impressive in the preseason opener and has solid skills for the position.
  • Coaches are scared about losing key players to preseason injuries, so they keep them off the field.


[in singular]
The period of time before the regular season.
Example sentences
  • ‘It's good to know that I've had two solid preseasons, and people around the league feel I can play,’ Dickenson says.
  • They had better preseasons than Davis, who struggled with injuries.
  • He hasn't shown a lot of promise the past two preseasons, but the team has a lot of future money invested in Lewis.

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Syllabification: pre·sea·son

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