[ proh-loo-zhuhn ]
/ proʊˈlu ʒən /
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a preliminary written article.
an essay of an introductory nature, preliminary to a more profound work.
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British Dictionary definitions for prolusion
/ (prəˈluːʒən) /
a preliminary written exercise
an introductory essay, sometimes of a slight or tentative nature
Derived forms of prolusionprolusory (prəˈluːzərɪ), adjective
Word Origin for prolusion
C17: from Latin prōlūsiō preliminary exercise, from prōlūdere to practise beforehand, from pro- 1 + lūdere to play
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