Definition of preselect verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

preselect

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they preselect
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekt//
 
he / she / it preselects
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlekts//
 
past simple preselected
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪd//
 
past participle preselected
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪd//
 
-ing form preselecting
BrE BrE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːsɪˈlektɪŋ//
 
 
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preselect something to choose something in advance so it is ready to be used You can preselect programmes you want to watch, and program your VCR to record them.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: preselect