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"preview" in British English

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previewnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpriː.vjuː/ us   /ˈpriː.vjuː/
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
short parts of a television show or film that are shown to the public in order to advertise it

previewverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈpriː.vjuː/ us   /ˈpriː.vjuː/
(Definition of preview from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"preview" in American English

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previewnoun [C]

us   /ˈpriˌvju/
an advance showing of something such as a movie or play before its formal opening, or the showing of a few parts of a movie or television program as an advertisement
preview
verb [T] us   /ˈpriˌvju/
Members got a chance to preview the new show at the museum.
(Definition of preview from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"preview" in Business English

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previewnoun

uk   /ˈpriːvjuː/ us  
[C] an opportunity to see or hear about something before it is available or shown to the public: There was a preview screening of the movie on Monday night. Click here for an exclusive preview of our forthcoming new products.

previewverb [I]

uk   /ˈpriːvjuː/ us  
if something previews or is previewed, it is shown or described before it is available to be seen by the public: They will be previewing their latest products at a series of trade shows in the spring.
(Definition of preview from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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