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People who never achieve happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep, they are thinking about what to complain about tomorrow.
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Etymology

From Old French preambule (French: préambule), from Mediaeval Latin praeambulum, from praeambulo (to walk before)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈpɹɪiˌæmbl̩/, SAMPA: /"pri:%{mbl=/

Noun

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  1. A short preliminary statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute.

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