Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: preamble
IPA transcription: [pɹi'æmbəl]
Pronunciations of preamble
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: preamble
    Meaning: a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: preamble
    Meaning: make a preliminary introduction, usually to a formal document
Usage examples
  • This preamble contains a true picture of the state of the kingdom.
  • Well, I must catch him." So without the preamble of knocking, the boy dashed into the dressing-room.
  • Among the great purposes declared in the preamble of the Constitution is one to provide for the general welfare.
  • This property thus destroyed had been accumulated and constructed with laborious care and skillful ingenuity during a course of years to fulfill one of the objects of the Constitution, which was expressed in these words, "To provide for the common defense" (see Preamble of the Constitution).
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