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Prelim   /prɪlˈɪm/  /prilˈɪm/   Listen
Prelim

noun
1.
A minor match preceding the main event.  Synonym: preliminary.
2.
An examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue.  Synonyms: preliminary exam, preliminary examination.






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"Prelim" Quotes from Famous Books



... Well, come along with us for a 'prelim,'" suggested Arthur, in the true scout spirit ...
— The Boy Scouts of the Geological Survey • Robert Shaler



Words linked to "Prelim" :   preliminary, examination, test, athletic competition, athletics, exam, athletic contest



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