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noun as in introduction

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Our dinner was a preamble to The Lyle Hotel’s opening last month.

Like Jennings, he serves on the Finance Committee, which initially approved the preamble and then backtracked to remove it.

I just don’t think the preamble was productive or necessary.

A state Senate committee voted to strike the preamble from the bill so the legislation could keep moving forward.

Add this to his four World Championships in the 10,000 meters and it was clear to see why the British television broadcasters, in their preamble to the event, called Kenenisa “the world’s greatest distance runner.”

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These first two cases appear mainly as preamble, summarized without much elaboration.

In short, not getting enough sleep is slowly killing us—and that nighttime preamble is certainly not helping.

You appeared via video at the South by Southwest conference with the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution green screened behind you.

First, the Second Amendment itself includes a preamble referring to the necessity of a “well-regulated militia.”

Why have information spoken to you after an unnecessary preamble when you could read a text?

All this preamble is to introduce the fact that the somebody new is the owner of Old Place.

Mr. Shiel said that the preamble already set forth that the bill was to effect a commutation.

The preamble admits that the existing laws were not sufficiently powerful to meet the circumstances for which they were designed.

From the preamble we can form a good idea of the lawlessness and confusion which prevailed on the borders of Wales at that period.

After these observations we shall proceed, without further preamble, to consider the five classes in their order.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preamble, such as: preface, and prelude.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.