- An introduction to a book written by someone other than the book’s author.
Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.
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foreword — foreword, preface Preface is the traditional word (first recorded in the 14c) for the author s introductory remarks at the beginning of a book, normally dealing with the practicalities of the book s development and making due acknowledgements… … Modern English usage
Foreword — Fore word , n. A preface. Furnvall. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
foreword — index overture, preamble, preface, prelude, threshold (commencement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
foreword — (n.) 1842, from FORE (Cf. fore ) + WORD (Cf. word) (n.); perhaps a loan translation of Ger. Vorwort preface, modeled on L. praefatio preface … Etymology dictionary
foreword — preface, exordium, *introduction, prologue, prelude, preamble … New Dictionary of Synonyms
foreword — [n] introduction to a document exordium, overture, preamble, preface, preliminary, prelude, prelusion, proem, prolegomenon, prologue; concept 270 Ant. addendum, epilogue, postscript … New thesaurus
foreword — ► NOUN ▪ a short introduction to a book … English terms dictionary
foreword — [fôr′wərd] n. [transl. of Ger vorwort < vor, FORE + wort, WORD] an introductory statement to a book, esp. one written by someone other than the book s author SYN. INTRODUCTION … English World dictionary
Foreword — A foreword is a (usually short) piece of writing often found at the beginning of a book or other piece of literature, before the introduction, and written by someone other than the author of the book. A preface, by contrast, is written by the… … Wikipedia
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