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prologuenoun

uk   /ˈprəʊ.lɒɡ/  us   /ˈproʊ.lɑːɡ/
[C] a ​part that comes at the ​beginning of a ​play, ​story, or ​longpoem, often giving ​information about ​events that ​happened before the ​time when the ​play, ​story, or ​poembegins
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[S] literary a ​series of ​events that ​happen before the ​mainevent and are ​related to it: informal A ​series of ​internalstruggles was the prologue tofull-scalecivilwar.
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prologuenoun [C]

 us   /ˈproʊ·lɔɡ, -lɑɡ/
literature a ​part at the ​beginning of esp. a ​play, ​story, or ​longpoem that ​introduces it: The ​essayprovides a prologue to the ​book.
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