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pro·loguealso pro·log (prō′lôg′, -lŏg′)
1. An introduction or preface, especially a poem recited to introduce a play.
2. An introduction or introductory chapter, as to a novel.
3. An introductory act, event, or period.
[Middle English prolog, from Old French prologue, from Latin prologus, from Greek prologos : pro-, before; see pro-2 + logos, speech; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Computer Science) a computer programming language based on mathematical logic
[C20: from pro(gramming in) log(ic)]
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Past participle: prologed
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|Noun||1.||Prolog - a computer language designed in Europe to support natural language processing|
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