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prefatory

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of prefatory

  1. coming before the main part or item usually to introduce or prepare for what follows in prefatory remarks he offered his own definition of “civilization”, a word subject to a variety of interpretations Synonyms beginning, introductory, precursory, preliminary, prelim, prelusive, preparative, preparatory, primaryRelated Words introducing, prefacing, preparing, readying; premonitory, warning; basic, elementary, fundamental; ahead, early, former, preceding, previous, priorNear Antonyms after, behind, following, subsequent



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