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prologue

noun
variants: also prolog

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1 a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event
  • unfortunately, the burglary, which he committed while still a teen, was but a prologue to a wasted life of crime

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2 a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part
  • a brief prologue sets the scene for the story that follows

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The first known use of prologue was in the 14th century

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“Prologue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prologue. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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