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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Preparatory  \Pre*par"a*to*ry\,  a.  [L.  praeparatorius:  cf  F. 
  Preparing  the  way  for  anything  by  previous  measures  of 
  adaptation;  antecedent  and  adapted  to  what  follows; 
  introductory;  preparative;  as  a  preparatory  school;  a 
  preparatory  condition. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  preceding  and  preparing  for  something  "preparatory  steps" 
  [syn:  {preparative}] 

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