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Definition of curtain raiser noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    curtain raiser

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  1. 1curtain raiser (to something) a small event that prepares for a more important one
  2. 2curtain raiser (to something) a short performance before the main performance in a theater, etc.
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