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preamble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of preamble

  1. 1 a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event the round of hors d'oeuvres was merely the preamble to an evening of lavish feasting Synonyms of preamble curtain-raiser, overture, prelude, preliminary, prologue (also prolog), warm-upWords Related to preamble countdown, run-up [chiefly British]; lead-in; kickoff, start

  2. 2 a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part an insightful analysis of the preamble to the Constitution of the United States Synonyms of preamble exordium, foreword, intro, introduction, preface, prelude, proem, prologue (also prolog), prolusionWords Related to preamble beginning, commencement, initiation, opening, origin, origination, outset, startNear Antonyms of preamble envoi (or envoy), postscript; aftermath; cessation, close, closing, conclusion, end, finale, finish, stop, terminationAntonyms of preamble epilogue (also epilog)



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