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prefatory

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
prefatorypref‧a‧to‧ry /ˈprefətəri $ -tɔːri/ adjective [only before noun] formal 🔊 🔊 ALBEFOREforming a preface or introduction syn introductory 🔊 a few prefatory remarks
Examples from the Corpus
prefatoryAnd yet the treatment of his characters is not exactly what that prefatory article of his might have led one to expect.Three further prefatory remarks are necessary.
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