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precursory

pre·cur·so·ry

precursory

 
 
pronunciation:
pri kuhr s ri
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming before and serving to indicate what will follow; premonitory.
In the year before the devastating earthquake, two precursory shocks occurred in the same area.precursory fluctuations in the stock market
definition 2: preliminary; introductory.
a precursory review