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Synonyms for preparatory
prɪˈpær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈpɛər-, ˈprɛp ər ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preparatory, preparative, propaedeutic(adj)

    preceding and preparing for something

    "preparatory steps"

    Synonyms:
    propaedeutic, preparative

    Antonyms:
    succeeding(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. preparatory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    introductory, preliminary, prefatory

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "preparatory":

    préparatoires, preparation, preparations, pre-hearing, préparatoire, prepa-ratory, prepcom, preliminary, pre-trial, preparedness

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How to use preparatory in a sentence?

  1. Mika Saarela:

    We have in fact not closed, the Global Preparatory Academies plan has not fallen through and that is part of the ongoing process with the court.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    You don't know which ones you are actually going to get until the two leaders actually have a chance to get together, there was a lot of preparatory work. We were prepared for the potentiality of this outcome as well. And tomorrow we will get right back at it.

  3. Laurent Kabila:

    I have decided on this day to convoke an inclusive national political dialogue and the subsequent implementation of a preparatory committee to address all aspects linked to its organization.

  4. John Henry Newman:

    The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.

  5. Isaac D?Israeli:

    Is a preface exquisitely written? No literary morsel is more delicious. Is the author inveterately dull? It is a kind of preparatory information, which may be very useful. It argues a deficiency of taste to turn over an elaborate preface unread: for it is the attar of the author?s roses, every drop distilled at an immense cost. It is the reason of the reasoning, and the folly of the foolish.


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