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Another word for prologue

  1. A short section of preliminary remarks

      1. An introductory statement to a book, esp. one written by someone other than the book's author
      2. A preface or an introductory note, as for a book, especially by a person other than the author.
      1. (Logic) The process of deriving general principles from particular facts or instances.
      2. (Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
      3. (Archaic) An introduction; preface or prelude
      1. A basic introductory text or course of study.
      2. A preface, as to a book.
      3. An introducing or being introduced
      1. The wire that connects an outdoor antenna to an electronic transmitter or receiver.
      2. Opening or introductory matter:
      3. An introduction
      1. An independent orchestral composition of varying form
      2. In Presbyterian churches, a proposal or question submitted as by the general assembly to the presbyteries
      3. (Music) An instrumental composition intended especially as an introduction to an extended work, such as an opera or oratorio.
      1. A preliminary statement, especially:
      2. A statement accompanying a law or regulation specifying its purpose or reason for enactment.
      3. The introduction to a formal document that explains its purpose.
      1. An introductory section, as of a speech.
      2. A preliminary statement or essay introducing a book that explains its scope, intention, or background and is usually written by the author.
      3. (R.C.Ch.) The introduction to the canon of the Mass, ending with the Sanctus
      1. (Music) A piece or movement that serves as an introduction to another section or composition and establishes the key, such as one that precedes a fugue, opens a suite, or precedes a church service.
      2. A short composition of the 1400s and early 1500s written in a free style, usually for keyboard.
      3. Anything serving as the introduction to a principal event, action, performance, etc.; preliminary part; preface; opening
      1. A preliminary remark
      2. A preliminary statement or essay; foreword
      3. (Usually in the plural) A prefatory discussion; a formal essay or critical discussion serving to introduce and interpret an extended work.
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Another word for prologue

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