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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Preceding and getting ready for something.

Usage examples (36)
  • preparatory steps
  • When I do see them, it will be the full effect, all at once, rather than in preparatory stages.
  • (which they call the preparatory), and being cold by being forced to sit with my hat off close to a window in the Hall, Sir W. Pen and I to the
  • Dr. Rogge was involved in preparatory research work for the establishment of the Common Market on behalf of the European Coal and Steel Community. for more
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