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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue; A minor match preceding the main event.

Usage examples (39)
  • ONLY close name match in prelim investigation:
  • The whole prelim is designed to make him look bad.
  • They had the prelim set a long time ago on July 16.
  • He places himself -- we learned this at the prelim. for more
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