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

     

    presell

     verb
    verb
    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//
     
     
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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