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prelusive

[pri-loo-siv] /prɪˈlu sɪv/
adjective
Also, prelusory
[pri-loo-suh-ree] /prɪˈlu sə ri/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of prelusive
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin praelūs(us) (see prelusion) + -ive
Related forms
prelusively, prelusorily, adverb
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