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preliminary

see definition of preliminary
  • adjintroductory, initial
  • nounintroductory event; beginning
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Synonyms for preliminary

adj introductory, initial
  • exploratory
  • preparatory
  • prior
  • basic
  • first
  • fundamental
  • opening
  • pilot
  • primary
  • qualifying
  • readying
  • test
  • trial
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • inductive
  • initiatory
  • preceding
  • precursory
  • prefatory
  • preparing
  • primal

Antonyms for preliminary

  • additional
  • extra
  • secondary
  • closing
  • concluding
  • final
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More words related to preliminary

antecedent

adjective. prior
  • anterior
  • earlier
  • foregoing
  • former
  • past
  • precedent
  • preceding
  • precursory
  • preliminary
  • previous

elementary

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