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Dictionary definition for: Preliminary

1. (n) a minor match preceding the main event

2. (s) designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation"

3. (n) something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment" "drinks were the overture to dinner"

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