Definition of preview noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuː//
    Showing films, Journalism
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  1. 1an occasion at which you can see a film/movie, a show, etc. before it is shown to the general public a press preview (= for journalists only) a special preview of our winter fashion collection On today’s show, we’ll have exclusive previews of some of the best new music. see also sneak preview See related entries: Showing films
  2. 2a description in a newspaper or a magazine that tells you about a film/movie, a television programme, etc. before it is shown to the public Turn to page 12 for a preview of next week's programmes. See related entries: Journalism
  3. 3(North American English) = trailer (4)
  4. 4a chance to see what something will be like before it happens or is shown Click on the print preview button.
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