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Synonyms for prelim

a minor match preceding the main event

an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue

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Ben Blankenship: OTC Elite runner gets third-best time in 1,500 prelims.
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.
First-placed Prelim 14 restricted rider Zoe Dykes rode Jenny, a 12-year-old 16hh bay mare bred by Malcolm Pyrah.
First round: Thongsbridge CBC v Golcar Lib, Lockwood Con B v winner of prelim.
Today was basically about getting the prelims over.
In July we went to the North Regional Dressage qualifying finals at Fry's Equestrian Centre in East Yorkshire where I finished eighth in the Novice regional and had a second Prelim place.
First round: Crosland Moor Manor B v Marsh Utd, Golcar Lib B v winner of prelim.
Although winning the final day Prelim 18 test and taking equal-second place for the Prelim 10 test, Abbie fell short of the championship by three points.
Class 2 Prelim 18 ( Section A, Senior Only: 1 Clare Ovenden, Oliver; 2 Lyndsey Porter, China Blue; 3 Lyndsey Porter, Jake; 4 Sherri Took, Chiquito;5 Phillipa Common, Purple Mor; 6 Claire Dowling, Corryveckan.
Given the wide spectrum of teams that take a prelim (from school children to adults) we always have something in it for everyone to crack.
Palisades didn't have a single girl post the top qualifying mark in an individual event, but the Dolphins recorded the fastest prelim times in all three relays to create a sizeable advantage over the Cavaliers heading into the section finals.
Nasdaq:VINF) (VISTA) Tuesday announced that it is now distributing its preliminary natural hazard disclosure report, known as a "VISTA Prelim," free of charge to real estate agents listing properties in California.
Johnstone finished 14th in her prelim heat after finishing 10th at league finals.
com)-- IES Master has introduced ESE 2018 Online Prelims Test Series to help ESE aspiring engineering students experience the depth and clarity required to prepare to the level of real ESE 2018 Prelims exam.
In a first for the Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest (TOOISQC), the organisers had to host two sets of prelims for the junior teams of the Indian School Muscat to accommodate all the quizzing buffs who had registered to participate.