Definition - overture

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overture
  1. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
  2. something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner"
  3. orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio