Lead-up - definition of lead-up by The Free Dictionary
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The events or period of time preceding a specified event or occurrence: During lead-up to the political convention, pundits speculated about who would be chosen as the candidate's running mate.
the events or time preceding something
something that provides an approach to or preparation for an event or situation.
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Ahead of her first rund match at the Open against Olga Govortsova of Belarus, to who she has played once before and won over in 2012, Bouchard told the reporters during her media session that she wasn't really worried about her lead-up
to the Open.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Batteries Lead-Ups
The Serbian player assessed that she has to perform well in major tournaments while she did have great success in the lead-ups
to such competitions.
Dubai The winner of the 2008 edition of the Dubai World Cup had been decided as early as February when trainer Steve Asmussen flew Curlin straight to the UAE, sidestepping important lead-ups
for the DWC such as the Grade I Donn Handicap and the Santa Anita Handicap.