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prelim

A shortening of "preliminary," referring to some event that precedes and often determines something else. Usually used in the plural ("prelims"). I can't believe last year's champions were eliminated in the prelims this year. These prelims will determine the entire course of your collegiate career.

prelims

n. preliminary examinations. (Collegiate.) What do you have to do to get the degree after you pass your prelims?
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The ESE 2018 Online Prelims Test Series can be accessed by ESE aspiring students from anywhere across India on their desktop or laptop, and on any browser.
Ben Blankenship: OTC Elite runner gets third-best time in 1,500 prelims.
Equal first place Prelim 14 rider Julia Paterson got her nine-year-old bay gelding, Spot of Luck II, on recommendation from Emma Mould, who had spotted the horse in Farnham.
Top seed Alex Seaver, a Marist sophomore, finished second in the 200 and 500 freestyle prelims, both to Summit's Chris Nyaradi.
MUSCAT: Dates for the prelims of the Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest (TOOISQC) to be held at different centres throughout Oman have been announced.
To be held at the Indian School Ghubra, the mega prelims will begin at 4pm and the contestants are advised to arrive before the assigned time.
Mellott, seeded seventh entering the prelims, moved up three spots and has the fourth-fastest qualifying time at 1 minute, 0.
Muscat: A total 302 teams from 20 schools across the Sultanate are set to compete in the mega prelims today in both junior and senior categories, to win a place in the final of the Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest (TOOISQC).
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