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curtain-raiser

noun

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a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event
  • the opening of the performing arts center proved to be a curtain-raiser for the rebirth of the city's downtown

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The first known use of curtain-raiser was in 1886

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“Curtain-raiser.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/curtain-raiser. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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