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At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas.
Hjalmar Branting

Meaning of "preliminaries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRELIMINARIES

preliminaries  [prɪˈlɪmɪnərɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRELIMINARIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Preliminaries is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRELIMINARIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

preliminaries

Book design

Book design is the art of incorporating the content, style, format, design, and sequence of the various components of a book into a coherent whole. In the words of Jan Tschichold, book design, "though largely forgotten today, methods and rules upon which it is impossible to improve, have been developed over centuries. To produce perfect books, these rules have to be brought back to life and applied." Richard Hendel describes book design as "an arcane subject", and refers to the need for a context to understand what that means. Design for a metalwork book cover or treasure binding, by Hans Holbein the Younger...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRELIMINARIES


catenaries
kəˈtiːnərɪz
centenaries
senˈtiːnərɪz
chicaneries
ʃɪˈkeɪnərɪz
coronaries
ˈkɒrənərɪz
dictionaries
ˈdɪkʃənərɪz
ferneries
ˈfɜːnərɪz
fineries
ˈfaɪnərɪz
granaries
ˈɡrænərɪz
legionaries
ˈliːdʒənərɪz
luminaries
ˈluːmɪnərɪz
mercenaries
ˈmɜːsɪnərɪz
nunneries
ˈnʌnərɪz
ordinaries
ˈɔːdənərɪz
sceneries
ˈsiːnərɪz
seminaries
ˈsemɪnərɪz
septenaries
ˈseptɪnərɪz
Stannaries
ˈstænərɪz
subordinaries
sʌbˈɔːdɪnərɪz
turneries
ˈtɜːnərɪz
vineries
ˈvaɪnərɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRELIMINARIES

prelect
prelection
prelector
prelegal
prelexical
prelibation
prelife
prelim.
preliminarily
preliminary
preliminary hearing
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test
prelimit
prelims
prelingual
prelingually
prelingually deaf
preliteracy
preliterary
preliterate

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRELIMINARIES

accessories
anniversaries
beneficiaries
binaries
boundaries
canaries
commentaries
confectionaries
diaries
documentaries
glossaries
itineraries
libraries
missionaries
obituaries
ovaries
salaries
secretaries
subsidiaries
summaries
varies

Synonyms and antonyms of preliminaries in the English dictionary of synonyms

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SYNONYMS OF «PRELIMINARIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «preliminaries» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of preliminaries

Translation of «preliminaries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRELIMINARIES

Find out the translation of preliminaries to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of preliminaries from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «preliminaries» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

预赛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

preliminares
570 millions of speakers

English

preliminaries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रारंभिक तैयारियाँ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التصفيات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предварительные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

preliminares
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

preliminaries
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

préliminaires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pendahuluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorrunde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

予選
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

예선
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Preliminaries
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự dự bị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தகுதிச்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रास्ताविक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

elemelerindeki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

preliminari
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eliminacje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

попередні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

preliminarii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προκαταρκτικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorbereidsels
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förberedelser
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

preliminaries
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of preliminaries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRELIMINARIES»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about preliminaries

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QUOTES WITH «PRELIMINARIES»

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Hjalmar Branting
At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRELIMINARIES»

Discover the use of preliminaries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to preliminaries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Preliminaries to Linguistic Phonetics
This book is about some of the phonetic events that occur in the languages of the world. The data described consist mainly of contrasts observable at the systematic phonetic level in a wide variety of languages.
Peter Ladefoged, 1971
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Preliminaries
Tells the story of a boy growing up in a Jewish farming community in Palestine and in Tel Aviv between 1917 and 1930, and describes his discovery of the concrete world around him.
S. Yizhar, 2007
3
Introduction to MATLAB with Numerical Preliminaries
All that is needed is a basic understanding of single variable calculus. This is an excellent text for any course in MATLAB or scientific computing.
Alexander Stanoyevitch, 2005
4
The Craft of Sociology: Epistemological Preliminaries
The work of the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has emerged, over the last two decades, as one of the most substantial and innovative bodies of theory and research in contemporary social science.
Pierre Bourdieu, Beate Krais, 1991
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He Cut Tha Preliminaries
Belinda Davidson was simply minding-her-own-business trotting along on what is usually a pleasant walk home from work when all of a sudden, all hell broke loose!
Grear Turnbull, 2006
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Digital Image Processing and Analysis
Chapter. 3. Visual. Preliminaries. 3.1 Introduction It is important for designers and users of image processing techniques to understand the characteristics of human vision system and the underlying perceptual processes. Since the aim of .the ...
Bhabatosh Chanda, Dwijesh Dutta Majumder, 2004
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The Grand Secret of Precipitating the Preliminaries Brough ...
deed, my Friend, I blush for your Conduct in regard to a magnanimous Princess, who might have made good Bargains for her Family, if she could have gain'd upon herself to consider the In- * terest of your royal Housh, as little as your M-e-y  ...
‎1748
8
The Great Persian War and Its Preliminaries: A Study of the ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
George Beardoe Grundy, 2012
9
Etudes Preliminaries Aux Religions Orientales Dans L'Empire ...
CHAPTER ONE GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING AND THE PAINTINGS In a previous study of the Mithras cult in Rome 1 it was said, that Mithraism flourished greatly in the Imperial Capital from the end of the first century till the ...
10
Mathematical preliminaries for computer networking
Intended for the computer programmer who wants to understand the mathematical aspects of data communications, this book mixes traditional techniques and novel applications, starting with the basics and gradually introducing newer and more ...
J. David Claiborne, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRELIMINARIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term preliminaries is used in the context of the following news items.
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Whittaker wins preliminaries
Cayman Islands Special Olympics athlete Cindy Whittaker wins her heat of the 100 meter dash Sunday at the World Games in Los Angles. «Cayman 27, Jul 15»
2
Gamers Steaming over dumb Valve password vuln
After the usual “forgot password” preliminaries, a user is supposed to get an e-mail with a reset code, and use that code to take them to the ... «The Register, Jul 15»
3
Amherst native Michael Hixon comes from behind to win bronze in 1 …
Hixon, who used an inward 21/2 tuck as his last dive in Friday's preliminaries, upgraded to an inward 21/2 pike for the finals. The tuck carries a ... «GazetteNET, Jul 15»
4
Divers stand in good stead to qualify early for Rio Olympics
The Malaysians were consistent through the five-dive preliminaries to finish with 311.04 points. Canada's Meaghan Benfeito-Roseline Filion ... «The Star Online, Jul 15»
5
Boudia/Johnson earn 5th in 10-meter synchro at World …
Boudia and Johnson scored 451.02 points to finish second behind China in the morning preliminaries, when they scored 99.90 points on their ... «wlfi.com, Jul 15»
6
China Claims 2 More Diving Gold Medals at 2015 FINA World …
“I was very nervous during the preliminaries and did not perform my best. Today I just showed my normal training form and felt more relaxed ... «Swimming World Magazine, Jul 15»
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Miss Hospitality contestants begin activities
Contestants will take to the Saenger Theater floodlights for Friday's live preliminaries and Saturday's finale. Monday, though, was more a day of ... «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»
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Record in Bafana's favour for opening World Cup preliminary …
The weekend World Cup preliminaries draw in St Petersburg handed Shakes Mashaba's team a difficult assignment‚ although South Africa are ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
9
SA men's Water Polo team win at Fina World Championships
Tomorrow's programme will feature Emma Manners Wood and Laura Strugnell in the Synchro Duet Free preliminaries, as well as Michelle ... «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
10
Top 10 batter vs pitcher matchups-7/27
With those preliminaries aside, let's start the week right with these top 10 batter vs pitcher matchups to attack tonight. Next1 of 4Prev post. «FanSided, Jul 15»

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