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synonyms for preliminaries

  • foundation
  • groundwork
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • opening
  • preamble
  • preface
  • prelims
  • prelude
  • preparation
  • start
  • first round
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antonyms for preliminaries

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  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • epilogue
  • finish
  • closing
  • finale
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How to use preliminaries in a sentence

And yet these preliminary details did not half conclude our shopping preliminaries in London.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
The preliminaries of peace were signed on November 3, and laid before parliament on the 29th.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
A majority for the peace had to be insured before the preliminaries came before parliament.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
In the lords the address approving the preliminaries was passed without a division.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
When these preliminaries were completed, he found himself face to face with the great difficulty.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The signature of the American preliminaries strengthened the position of Great Britain and the question was dropped.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The preliminaries of peace were discussed in parliament on the 17th, and almost every article was adversely criticised.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
"Ten let it be then," said Cumberland; and after a few preliminaries they began playing.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
Every choir trainer must have observed the preliminaries to this period.
THE CHILD-VOICE IN SINGINGFRANCIS E. HOWARD
After these preliminaries, we can return to Knight Dunlap's article.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRELIMINARIES

  • explanatory matter
  • introduction
  • preface
  • preliminaries
  • preliminary
  • prelims
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.