Noun(1) a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose
Verb(1) make a preliminary introduction, usually to a formal document
(1) The relevant text of the preamble to Chapter 6 and of paragraph 6.2 should therefore be amended to read as follows.(2) what she said was by way of a preamble(3) I gave him the bad news without preamble(4) I went last night as well - it was supposed to be a preamble to going clubbing, but I was exhausted from having been up all night writing reviews for the BBC.(5) It is clear that the provisions of the preamble and of Article 1 of the charter which are claimed to be in conflict with the alien land law are not self-executing.(6) The best bits were the preamble and the question and answer session after the main performance.(7) They shouldn't be for decoration either - these values - they're not just a preamble to the policy statements.(8) And yet we have no knowledge of how war this time around might look; only that the soft preamble is somehow more menacing than sabre-rattling.(9) After a pleasant preamble by a stream, a strenuous uphill section over rough lava flows brings you to the South Crater.(10) The compilations always, without question, included his preamble to the track and his following comments.(11) The constituent document of the Organization of American States refers to the fundamental rights of man in its preamble and various Articles thereafter.(12) This is unexpected because the reader is lured into devastating news by a long preamble that seems absorbed with French manners, salon gossip and where to find a good chef.(13) The peculiarities of the motor vehicle market are noted in the preamble to the Regulation.(14) The Borrower undertakes with the Lender to use each Advance for the purposes stated in the preamble to this Agreement.(15) He responds with a careful preamble about the refined admissions process Oxford has put in place.(16) Without preamble , the soldiers drew up and shot them.
1. introduction ::
2. preface ::
3. prologue ::
4. foreword ::
5. prelude ::
6. front matter ::
7. intro ::
8. lead-in ::
9. exordium ::
10. proem ::
11. prolegomenon ::
Different Formspreamble, preambled, preambles, preambling
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