Meaning of “pretest” in the English Dictionary

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pretestnoun [ C ]

also pre-test uk /ˈpriːtest/ us

a test that is done on a product, piece of equipment, etc. to make sure it works before it is sold or used:

The company was advised to carry out pretests on all electrical goods.

pretestverb [ T ]

also pre-test uk /ˌpriːˈtest/ us

to do a test on a product, piece of equipment, etc. to make sure it works before it is sold or used:

We pretested all the equipment before it was installed in the office.
Before a questionnaire is finalized, it is always a good idea to get it pretested.

(Definition of “pretest” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)