Definition of 'preparatory to'
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Hattie had left the strips soaking in a bowl of water overnight, preparatory to stretching, shaping and plaiting them for hat trimmings. DEATH IN FASHION (2003)She took one out of the freezer and lit the oven, preparatory to putting the pie into it. THY BROTHER DEATH (2003)I kept thinking the heads were growing bodies, preparatory to walking out of their frames. SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
asked Sabriel, sitting up and reaching forward to grab slippers and towel, preparatory to sidling out of bed and into them. SABRIEL (2003)
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Used Occasionally. preparatory to is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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