preamble

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From Old French preambule (French: préambule), from Medieval Latin praeambulum, from praeambulo (I walk before).

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preamble (plural preambles)

  1. A short preliminary statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute.
  2. (computing) A syncword.

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