Definitions of prelim
  1. noun
    a minor match preceding the main event
    synonyms: preliminary
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    type of:
    athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics
    a contest between athletes
  2. noun
    an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    synonyms: preliminary exam, preliminary examination
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    type of:
    exam, examination, test
    a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
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