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preamble

noun uk   us   /ˈpriː.æm.bl̩/ /priˈæm-/
[C] specialized publishing an introduction to a speech or piece of writing [U] talk or activity not connected with the most important matter
Translations of “preamble”
in Chinese (Traditional) 序論, 導言, 開場白…
in Russian вступление, предисловие…
in Turkish giriş, başlangıç, ön söz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 序论, 导言, 开场白…
in Polish preambuła, wstęp…
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