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Usually the pianist plays a reflective prelude. Christianity Today (2000)And a walk in the country is the perfect prelude to a nice warming drink in front of the open fire. The Sun (2016)The publication last weekend of a bleak report on American unemployment proved merely the prelude to a dire week of political setbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Time was, yesterday 's prelude to the season was a contest of significance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: prelude NOUN
You can describe an event as a prelude to a more important event when it happens before it and acts as an introduction to it.
For him, reading was a necessary prelude to sleep.
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