pre·​lim | \ ˈprē-ˌlim How to pronounce prelim (audio) , pri-ˈlim \

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Recent Examples on the Web Mitchell had the fastest 200 freestyle prelim, 1:35.85. David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel swimmers Wyatt Davis, Jake Mitchell challenge records at IHSAA state prelims," 29 Feb. 2020 The early prelims and main card will only be streamed online on ESPN+ PPV. Tim Bielik, cleveland, "How to watch UFC 247 (2/8/20): Jones vs. Reyes, more bouts in live stream online with ESPN Plus PPV," 8 Feb. 2020 Error 0: At 1:30, the running prelims kick off and it gets started with the distance medley relay finals. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Brown Relays will be looking for new team champion Friday," 13 Feb. 2020 The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+. Nolan King, MMA Junkie, "Texas commission responds to UFC 247 judging backlash, claim by Joe Rogan," 10 Feb. 2020 When: Early prelims start at 6:15 p.m., prelims at 8 p.m., main card at 10. Tim Bielik, cleveland, "How to watch UFC 247 (2/8/20): Jones vs. Reyes, more bouts in live stream online with ESPN Plus PPV," 8 Feb. 2020 The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+. Dave Doyle And Ken Hathaway, Cincinnati.com, "A different tone for Conor McGregor at UFC 246 press conference with Donald Cerrone," 16 Jan. 2020 Times for the early prelims, prelims and main fight card have yet to be announced. oregonlive, "UFC coming to Portland with Fight Night event at the Moda Center on April 11," 9 Feb. 2020 The prelims begin at 5 p.m. EST and the main event is at 8 p.m. EST. Alicia Kortendick, cleveland, "UFC Fight Night: Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior dos Santos | How to watch and live stream on ESPN+," 25 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of prelim

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prelim was in 1891

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23 Mar 2020

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“Prelim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prelim. Accessed 31 Mar. 2020.

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