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1. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, some preliminary instruction which supplies the knowledge or discipline necessary to learn some art, science, or some more advanced study.
2. Etymology: formed from Greek propaideueiv, "to teach beforehand"; from pro-, "before" + paideueiv, "to train, to educate, to teach"; from pais, genitive of paidos, "child".
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