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overture
as in:  the play’s overture


The idea is introduced in the play’s overture.
  any beginning or introduction — such as a written introduction for a play, poem, or other literary work
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  • The idea is introduced in the play’s overture.
  • Drinks were the overture to dinner.
  • an overture to war
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Associated words [difficulty]:   overture [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Sports, Religion - Christianity
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