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preliminary

  
  ( preliminaries    plural  )
1       adj   Preliminary activities or discussions take place at the beginning of an event, often as a form of preparation.  
usu ADJ n  
Preliminary results show the Republican party with 11 percent of the vote..., Preliminary talks on the future of the bases began yesterday.     
2       n-count   A preliminary is something that you do at the beginning of an activity, often as a form of preparation.  
oft N to n/-ing  
A background check is normally a preliminary to a presidential appointment.     
3       n-count   A preliminary is the first part of a competition to see who will go on to the main competition.  
The winner of each preliminary goes through to the final.     
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preliminary

  
1   
      adj   exploratory, first, initial, initiatory, introductory, opening, pilot, precursory, prefatory, preparatory, prior, qualifying, test, trial  
2   
      n   beginning, first round, foundation, groundwork, initiation, introduction, opening, overture, preamble, preface, prelims, prelude, preparation, start  

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primarily, parliamentary, prevailing, prim

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