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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Serving as an introduction.

Usage examples (6)
  • Adjective : prefatory explanations
  • "Worn out by what was really never life to him," is a prefatorial phrase I recall.
  • Up to 1940, when his writings held many gifts of my help, he found satisfaction in prefatorial thanks-paying.
  • As a celebrated milestone in the development of British Romanticism, Wordsworth's prefatorial success lay in his proposal of a new artistic mechanism. for more
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