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prelusive

[ pri-loo-siv ]
/ prɪˈlu sɪv /
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adjective

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Also pre·lu·so·ry [pri-loo-suh-ree]. /prɪˈlu sə ri/.

Origin of prelusive

1595–1605; <Latin praelūs(us) (see prelusion) + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM prelusive

pre·lu·sive·ly, pre·lu·so·ri·ly, adverb
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