prelusion
noun Etymology: Latin praelusion-, praelusio, from praeludere Date: 1597 prelude, introduction

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  • prelusion — index preamble, preface, prelude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prelusión — (Del lat. praelusĭo, ōnis). f. Preludio, introducción de un discurso o tratado …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • prelusion — [prē lo͞o′zhən] n. [L praelusio < praelusus, pp. of praeludere: see PRELUDE] rare var. of PRELUDE (sense 1) prelusive [prēlo͞o′siv] adj. prelusory [prēlo͞o′sə rē] prelusively adv …   English World dictionary

  • Prelusion — Infobox Album Name = Prelusion Type = Album Longtype = Artist = Patrice Rushen Released = 1974 Recorded = Genre = Jazz Length = mm:ss Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Prelusion (1974) Next album = Before the Dawn (1975)… …   Wikipedia

  • prelusión — ► sustantivo femenino Preámbulo, introducción de un discurso o tratado. SINÓNIMO preludio * * * prelusión (del lat. «praelusĭo, ōnis») f. Preludio. * * * prelusión. (Del lat. praelusĭo, ōnis). f. Preludio, introducción de un discurso o tratado …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • prelusion — /pri looh zheuhn/, n. a prelude. [1590 1600; < L praelusion (s. of praelusio) a prelude, equiv. to praelus(us) (ptp. of praeludere; see PRELUDE) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • prelusion — prɪ luːʒn / ljuːʒn n. prelude, introduction, opening …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prelusion — pre·lu·sion …   English syllables

  • prelusion — pre•lu•sion [[t]prɪˈlu ʒən[/t]] n. an introduction or prelude • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L praelūsiō=praelūd(ere) (see prelude) + tiō tion …   From formal English to slang

  • prelusion — prēˈlüzhən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin praelusion , praelusio, from praelusus (past participle of praeludere to prelude) + ion , io ion : something going before : prelude, introduction …   Useful english dictionary

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