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prolusion

Line breaks: pro|lu¦sion
Pronunciation: /prəˈl(j)uːʒ(ə)n
 
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Definition of prolusion in English:

noun

archaic or formal
1A preliminary action or event; a prelude.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin prolusio(n-), from prolus- 'practised beforehand', from the verb proludere, from pro 'before' + ludere 'to play'.

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