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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book [syn: foreword, preface, prolusion]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1842 prefatory comments (as for a book) especially when written by someone other than the author

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. introductory remarks at the beginning of a book, often by a person other than the author. Etymology: FORE- + WORD after G Vorwort

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Foreword Fore"word`, n. A preface. --Furnvall.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(forewords) The foreword to a book is an introduction by the author or by someone else. N-COUNT: oft N to n

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