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Synonyms for preliminary

Synonyms for preliminary

before or in preparation for the main matter, action, or business

serving to introduce a subject or person, for example

not perfected, elaborated, or completed

Synonyms for preliminary

a minor match preceding the main event

something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important

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Beach Volleyball: Men's Tournament Preliminary Round - Day 1.
If the IRS proposes to change the preliminary determination after the Appeals conference with the nonrequesting spouse, the requesting spouse will be able to ask for an Appeals conference before a final determination.
UNDER-25 SINGLES - Preliminary Round: Yorkshire v Northumberland.
The deadline for applications for the first preliminary round is May 14 for Special Grade participants and May 7 for Grade G.
The FBI mandates that its agents complete preliminary color of law investigations within 21 days of receipt of the complaint; however, a DOJ decision may take months to finish because of the large number of reports submitted each year.
The day before the preliminary audit is scheduled to start, I designate a room where the auditors can work.
Information about Biomet's executive officers and directors and their ownership of Biomet stock is set forth in the preliminary proxy statement, which was filed with the SEC on January 30, 2007.
401(k) plan contribution until after performing preliminary ADP and ACP tests, the employee can be assured that excess amounts will not be contributed to the Sec.
On first consideration, it might appear appropriate to simply allocate aggregate preliminary materiality in proportion to the balances of the various financial statement elements.
In connection with the proposed merger of Sabre Holdings Corporation ("Sabre Holdings") with affiliates of Texas Pacific Group and Silver Lake Partners, Sabre Holdings filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 16, 2007.
Pederipra spray or spray-equivalent preliminary points to 40 fl .
It also explains the three stages of a performance audit: preliminary survey, field work and reporting.
Information regarding the interests of such directors and executive officers is included in the preliminary proxy statement, and information concerning all of Sabre Holdings participants in the solicitation will be included in the definitive proxy statement relating to the proposed merger when it becomes available.
The preliminary hearing spanned three days, going past 8 p.
LANCASTER - A Palmdale man facing his third set of charges in the gruesome stabbing death of an alleged marijuana distributor was ordered Friday to stand trial for murder following a four-day preliminary hearing.