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preview

noun [C] uk   /ˈpriː.vjuː/ us  
an opportunity to see something such as a film or a collection of works of art before it is shown to the public, or a description of something such as a television programme before it is shown to the public

preview

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈpriː.vjuː/ us  
to be shown or to describe something before it officially begins: Miller's new play is previewing (= being performed publicly before it officially opens) at the Theatre Royal tomorrow. On page 11, Sally Gaines previews next week's films on TV.
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