- n. 前奏；序幕；前奏曲
- vt. 成为…的序幕；演奏…作为前奏曲
- vi. 作为序曲；奏序曲
TEM4 IELTS GRE
1、pre- "before" + lud- + -e.
2、字面含义：play beforehand for practice, preface.
- prelude (n.)
- 1560s, from Middle French prélude "notes sung or played to test the voice or instrument" (1530s), from Medieval Latin preludium "prelude, preliminary," from Latin praeludere "to play beforehand for practice, preface," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + ludere "to play" (see ludicrous). Purely musical sense first attested in English 1650s. Related: Prelusion.
- 1. Most unions see privatisation as an inevitable prelude to job losses.
- 2. The prelude to the musical composition is very long.
- 3. The prelude was as iridescent as a prism in a morning room.
- 4. The discussions were a prelude to the treaty.
- 5. The conference, which closed yesterday, was a prelude to a Communist Party Central Committee meeting.
[ prelude 造句 ]