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noun [countable] curtain raiser pronunciation in American English /ˈkɜrt(ə)nˌreɪzər/
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pluralcurtain raisers
  1. a short performance that is put on before a more important one
    1. a.
      an event that happens before a more important one, or an event that is the first in a series

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