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precursory

[pri-kur-suh-ree] /prɪˈkɜr sə ri/
adjective
1.
of the nature of a precursor; preliminary; introductory:
precursory remarks.
2.
indicative of something to follow:
precursory indications of disease.
Also, precursive
[pri-kur-siv] /prɪˈkɜr sɪv/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin praecursōrius. See precursor, cursory
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precursory

/prɪˈkɜːsərɪ/
adjective
1.
serving as a precursor
2.
preliminary or introductory
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