Synonyms of preparatory in English:

preparatory


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adjective

1‘there is much preparatory work to be done’

SYNONYMS
preliminary, initial, prior, introductory, prefatory, opening, basic, elementary, fundamental, rudimentary, preparative, precursory, initiatory

Phrases

    preparatory to

    ‘she touched up her make-up preparatory to leaving’


    SYNONYMS
    in preparation for, in advance of, before, prior to, previous to, in anticipation of, in expectation of, leading up to