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noun (protas, es)
  1. the first part of a play, in which the setting and characters are introduced
  • 1922: It doubles itself in the middle of his life, reflects itself in another, repeats itself, , epitasis, catastasis, catastrophe. " James Joyce, Ulysses
    1. the antecedent in a conditional sentence
example: In, "I will be coming if this weather holds up", "this weather holds up" is the
Etymology: Latin protasisLatin, protasis, from Greek , from "put forward, tender", from â + "stretch".


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