Definition of prerecord in English:


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transitive verb

[with object]
  • Record (audio or video material) in advance.

    ‘they are going to prerecord the interview’
    • ‘he didn't prerecord the actors' singing, but had them sing live’
    • ‘When coupled with the common knowledge that the music in film musicals has been pre-recorded, the lack of impressive, cohesive dance routines becomes a real blotch on the performances.’
    • ‘In addition to a large symphony orchestra, Orion included a sampler part where pre-recorded sounds were incorporated into the piece.’
    • ‘This was the first film for which pre-recorded songs were released.’
    • ‘She lip-synched, but the track was pre-recorded, and she was singing!’
    • ‘Where interaction is not a priority, programmes may be pre-recorded.’
    • ‘We're not pre-recording the music and lip-synching to it.’
    • ‘However, unlike other Question Time broadcasts, which are usually pre-recorded and then edited, last Thursday's show went out live.’
    • ‘The only entry requirement is that their announcements must be pre-recorded - no live material is allowed.’
    • ‘The use of equipment for viewing pre-recorded videos or for that matter as a monitor for a game playing computer does not and never has required television licence cover.’
    • ‘A licence is not needed if the equipment is only used for closed circuit monitoring, for watching pre-recorded videos, or as a computer monitor.’
    • ‘The event would have appeared no different to TV viewers had it been pre-recorded at Labour headquarters.’
    • ‘Filming has been cancelled but the show is pre-recorded and will continue its current run until July.’
    • ‘From 1969, the programme becomes live and studio based, rather than being pre-recorded at the ground of the featured match, and there were now two games seen each week.’
    • ‘Streaming video can bring live events, pre-recorded visual messages and the power of video to browsers and constituents anywhere.’
    • ‘They will include pre-recorded items such as text, still images, video clips and digital sound files.’
    • ‘My newest one (I have two) has two tuners so I can record one show while watching another show live, or I can record two shows at once while watching a third show that has been pre-recorded.’
    • ‘He was passionately committed to the use of live as opposed to pre-recorded music and looked upon it as an independent structure that should be created in the same span of time that the dance itself was being designed.’
    • ‘The finalists were also given the chance to really show what they could do in an individual pre-recorded one-hour programme, which went on air from midnight on Sunday 23 October.’
    • ‘‘Most people know the draw is pre-recorded,’ a spokesperson said.’
    • ‘No-one wants to get into a situation where every show is pre-recorded and every comment - no matter how frivolous - is being scrutinised by a team of lawyers.’



/ˌprēriˈkôrd/ /ˌprirɪˈkɔrd/