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preboard

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Pronunciation: /priːˈbɔːd
 
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Definition of preboard in English:

verb

[with object]
Allow (a particular passenger or group of passengers) to board an aircraft before the rest of the passengers.
Example sentences
  • The irony is that we were pre-boarding with an 8-month-old baby, and they moved us to let another couple sit together.
  • Plus it seems like a lot of people had boarded even though we were "pre-boarding".
  • Standing near us, also waiting to pre-board, was a group of six Middle Eastern men.

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