An opening statement made before the main point that anticipates objections to the main point.
The following are examples of prolepsis:

"I know that guy really pissed you off, but kicking him in the nuts was not an ideal response."

"While women have undeniably suffered discrimination in the past, the current majority of college graduates (60%) and managers under 30 are women."
by gentimental January 14, 2011

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