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prelude

noun
 
 
/ˈpreljuːd/
a prelude to sth something that happens before another event or activity, usually as an introduction to it: There are hopes that the talks are a prelude to an agreement.Preceding and introducing
[C] a short piece of music that introduces the main pieceMusical pieces
Translations of “prelude”
in Spanish preludio…
in French prélude…
in German das Vorspiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 序言, 序幕,先聲,前奏…
in Russian прелюдия…
in Turkish giriş parçası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 序言, 序幕,先声,前奏…
in Polish preludium…
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