[ pree-lim, pri-lim ]
/ ˈpri lɪm, prɪˈlɪm /
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of prelim
First recorded in 1880–85; by shortening
Definition for prelim (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for prelim
If you and your attorney decide not to settle this case before prelim, you do not have to appear on March 25.
British Dictionary definitions for prelim
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