- 1presell something to help sell a product, service, etc., especially one that is not yet available, by using advertising and other techniques to attract consumers’ attention Putting a trial version on your website is a great way of preselling your product.
- 2presell something to sell something in advance of when it is available These farmers presell their crops. MTV were able to presell the film in foreign markets.
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈsel//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈsel//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they presell
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈsel//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈsel//he / she / it presells
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈselz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈselz//past simple presold
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈsəʊld//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈsoʊld//past participle presold
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈsəʊld//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈsoʊld//-ing form preselling
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈselɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈselɪŋ//