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noun [countable] preview pronunciation in British English /ˈpriːvjuː/
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singularpreview
pluralpreviews
  1. 1
    an opportunity to see something such as a play, film, or work of art before it is shown to the public
    a sneak preview of next season’s fashions (=one that only very few people are allowed to see)
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  2. 2
    a short description of something that will happen or will be available later
    a preview of the President’s speech
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  3. 3
    something that gives an idea of what a future event will be like
    Recent storms and floods could be a preview of the effects of climate change.

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the buying and selling of human organs

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