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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally) adj. - Preceding and preparing for something.

Usage examples (32)
  • Descartes 'famous rules are per - haps best described as propaedeutic, or even as prophylactic, injunctions.
  • The Journal of a Tour in Corsica is but a propaedeutic study.
  • A deliberation is a weighing-up, as a propaedeutic to action.
  • There is nothing better than mathematics as propaedeutic for literary criticism. for more
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