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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Serving as an introduction.

Usage examples (38)
  • The speaker's prefatory comments were meant to inform the audience of interesting activities happening after the conference.
  • Adjective : prefatory explanations
  • While others seem to have omitted the important detail of everything, what you put forward prefatory is unconstrained and perfectly stated.
  • The landlady first gave a kind of prefatory yell, which was only a prelude of war-whoop, introductory to that which was to follow. for more
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