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prelude

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1 a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event

  • an eruption of sectarian violence that proved to be the prelude to all-out civil war
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countdown, run-up [chiefly British]

lead-in

kickoff, start

2 a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part

  • the musical had a brief prelude to get the audience in the proper mood
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epilogue (also epilog)



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