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Overview of noun preliminary

The noun preliminary has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. preliminary, prelim

(a minor match preceding the main event)

2. preliminary, overture, prelude

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


Overview of adj preliminary

The adj preliminary has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (11) preliminary

(denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation")

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