Definition of Pretest

1. Noun. A preliminary test, given in advance of instruction of evaluation. ¹



2. Verb. (transitive) To administer a pretest to. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To carry out a pretest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pretest

1. to give a preliminary test to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Pretest

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1. Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Prevention Programs edited by William J. Bukoski (1998)
"Heinsman also examined pretest effect sizes and the relationship between pretest and posttest effect sizes in randomized versus quasi-experiments. ..."

2. Boot Camps for Juvenile Offenders: An Implementation Evaluation of Three by Blair B. Borque (1997)
"Table 6.1 shows the distribution of pretest grade equivalent scores for 76 ... pretest Grade Equivalent Scores on the WRAT-R: Cleveland (Percentage of ..."

3. Making Health Communication Programs Work: A Planner's Guide (1993)
"If participants are recruited by your agency, you will have more control over what the participants are told about the pretest, and you will be able to ..."

4. The History of the Reign of Philip the Third, King of Spain by Robert Watson, William Thomson (1818)
"Would the pretest, that he was insincere in the acknowledgment which he had made of their independence, and that possibly he will hereafter revive his claim ..."

5. The Bicentennial Census: New Directions for Methodology in 1990 by Constance Forbes Citro, Michael L. Cohen (1985)
"... should also be an important criterion in choosing the evaluation methodology for 1990. APPRAISAL OF CENSUS BUREAU pretest PLANS FOR COVERAGE EVALUATION ..."

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