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preparative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of preparative

  1. coming before the main part or item usually to introduce or prepare for what follows <preparative warning that the injection was going to cause a modest amount of pain> Synonyms beginning, introductory, precursory, prefatory, prelim, prelusive, preliminary, 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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