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preliminary

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/prɪˈlɪmɪnəri/
done or happening in order to prepare for the main event or activity: a preliminary discussion/meetingPreceding and introducing
preliminary noun [C] something that you do at the start of an event or activityPreceding and introducing
Translations of “preliminary”
in Vietnamese sơ bộ…
in Spanish preliminar…
in Thai ขั้นต้น…
in Malaysian awal…
in French préliminaire…
in German einleitend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 初步的,起始的, 預備的…
in Indonesian pendahuluan…
in Russian предварительный…
in Turkish başlangıç, ilk, ön…
in Chinese (Simplified) 初步的,起始的, 预备的…
in Polish wstępny…
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