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preparatory
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
preceding and preparing for something
  • All my aunts and uncles talked it over as if they were choosing a prep school for me, and finally said, "Why — ye-es," with very grave, hesitant faces.
    p. 3.6
  • One of my most vivid memories is of coming back West from prep school and later from college at Christmas time.
    p. 175.3

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