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

     

    preview

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuː//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they preview
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuː//
     
    he / she / it previews
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuːz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuːz//
     
    past simple previewed
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuːd//
     
    past participle previewed
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuːd//
     
    -ing form previewing
    BrE BrE//ˈpriːvjuːɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːvjuːɪŋ//
     
    Showing films, Journalism
     
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  1. 1preview something to see a film/movie, a television programme, etc. before it is shown to the general public and write an account of it for a newspaper or magazine The exhibition was previewed in last week's issue. See related entries: Showing films, Journalism
  2. 2preview something (especially North American English) to give somebody a short account of something that is going to happen, be studied, etc. The professor previewed the course for us.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: preview

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