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overture

noun

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a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event
  • the parade down Main Street served as the overture for a weekend of fun and festivities

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The first known use of overture was in the 15th century

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“Overture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overture. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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