bn:00108949a
Adjective Concept
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preliminary  for the time being  initiation  interim  introduction
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Denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding WordNet 3.0
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Denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding WordNet 3.0
Denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important WordNet 2020
A means or measure or an action taken in preparation of. OmegaWiki
In preparation for the main matter; initial, introductory, preparatory. Wiktionary
In preparation for the main matter. Wiktionary (translation)
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A preliminary investigation WordNet 3.0
These are just the preliminary results. Wiktionary