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  1. preamble

    • IPA[priːˈamb(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction;the introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification.
    • noun: preamble, plural noun: preambles

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction he could tell that what she said was by way of a preamble I gave him the bad news without preamble
    • the introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification.
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    • IPA[ˈprēˌambəl]

    美式

    • n.
      a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction: what she said was by way of a preamble I gave him the bad news without preamble

    Oxford American Dictionary