Meaning of preemployment

pre•em•ploy•ment

Pronunciation: (prē"em ploi'munt), [key]
— adj.
  1. being required or accomplished before an employee begins a new job: a preemployment medical exam.
—n.
  1. the period of testing, processing, etc., before the start of employment.
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