Prewrite meaning

To make a first draft of ideas and format for an essay, thesis, article, or book as a plan for the actual writing.

Some students, due to anxiety, skip the most important first step, which is to prewrite the thesis, and jump into the middle of the project, which is a fatal error.

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(computing, database) A write operation that is buffered instead of being applied directly to the database.
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Origin of prewrite

  • pre- +‎ write

    From Wiktionary