Preliminary vs Preproduction - What's the difference?

preliminary | preproduction |


As nouns the difference between preliminary and preproduction

is that preliminary is a preparation for a main matter; an introduction while preproduction is all the preliminary arrangements that are made before the start of a project, especially before the filming of a movie.

As an adjective preliminary

is in preparation for the main matter; initial, introductory, preparatory.

preliminary

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Adjective

(-)
  • in preparation for the main matter; initial, introductory, preparatory
  • These are just the preliminary results.
  • *
  • And then, after a few preliminary tries, the whole farm burst out into 'Beasts of England' in tremendous unison.

    Antonyms

    * definitive, final

    Derived terms

    * preliminarily * preliminary results * preliminary considerations

    Noun

    (preliminaries)
  • A preparation for a main matter; an introduction
  • Any of a series of sports events that determine the finalists
  • A relatively minor contest that precedes a major one, especially in boxing
  • preproduction

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • All the preliminary arrangements that are made before the start of a project, especially before the filming of a movie.