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Meaning & Definition of Preliminary in English

English

Preliminary

/prɪlɪmənɛri/

noun

1. A minor match preceding the main event

    synonym:
  • preliminary
  • ,
  • prelim

2. Something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

  • "Training is a necessary preliminary to employment"
  • "Drinks were the overture to dinner"
    synonym:
  • preliminary
  • ,
  • overture
  • ,
  • prelude

adjective

1. Denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important

  • Designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding
  • "A preliminary investigation"
    synonym:
  • preliminary