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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 of preparative beginning, introductory, precursory, prefatory, prelim, prelusive, preliminary, preparatory, primaryWords Related to preparative introducing, prefacing, preparing, readying; premonitory, warning; basic, elementary, fundamental; ahead, early, former, preceding, previous, priorNear Antonyms of preparative after, behind, following, subsequent



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