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fore·word

 (fôr′wərd)
n.
A preface or an introductory note, as for a book, especially by a person other than the author.

foreword

(ˈfɔːˌwɜːd)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) an introductory statement to a book
[C19: literal translation of German Vorwort]

fore•word

(ˈfɔrˌwɜrd, -wərd, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
a short introductory statement in a published work, as a book. Compare afterword.
[1835–45]
syn: See introduction.

foreword

An introduction, in which the author sets out his intentions, or written by another person giving an endorsement of the book or its author.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreword - a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
introduction - the first section of a communication

foreword

noun introduction, preliminary, preface, preamble, prologue, prolegomenon the foreword to this very special cookery book

foreword

noun
A short section of preliminary remarks:
Translations
مُقَدِّمَه، تَصْدير
předmluva
forord
alkusanatesipuhe
formáli
pratarmė
priekšvārds
predslov
predgovor
ön söz

foreword

[ˈfɔːwɜːd] Nprefacio m, prólogo m

foreword

[ˈfɔːrwɜːrd] navant-propos m invforex market [ˈfɒrɛks] nmarché m des changes

foreword

nVorwort nt

foreword

[ˈfɔːˌwɜːd] nprefazione f

foreword

(ˈfoːwəːd) noun
a piece of writing as an introduction at the beginning of a book; a preface. The foreword was written by a famous scholar.

to write a foreword (not forward) to a book.
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And finally, the editor's foreword ended with: "We have not yet made up our minds entirely as to the merits of "Ephemera"; perhaps we shall never be able to do so.
I had given my foreword and sacred promise to your father, Edric the Franklin, that at the age of twenty you should be sent out into the world to see for yourself how you liked the savor of it.
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Foreword Clarion Reviews gives the book, which charts Morton's haphazard journey from pizza cook to corporate ghostwriter, Five Stars (its highest rating), calling it "entirely unique and engrossing.
The book features a foreword from Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge 2*(The Hand& Flowers) along with contributions and recipes from Claude Bosi 2*(Hibiscus) Marcus Wareing 2*(The Berkeley) Shaun Hill 1*(The Walnut Tree & The Merchant House).
Mandela: An Audio History provides an introduction by Mandela, a foreword by Joe Richman, and over an hour's history recounting Mandela's struggle against apartheid, and is hosted by Desmond Tutu in a documentary from Radio Diaries that features first-person accounts from those who fought with Mandela.
In a foreword to the report, Robert Francis QC, who chaired the public inquiry, said NHS staff must understand that criticism of "poor and unacceptable practice" was "part of a struggle to support everything they stand for".
To be released during the upcoming Pakistan-South Africa series in the UAE, it has a foreword by Kapil Dev.
Custer's Last Battle" contains all the beautiful illustrations of the original (44 original color ledger-style paintings by the author), a slightly modified layout that allows a column of text to be integrated into each two page illustration, a new author's introduction, a Foreword by Joe Medicine Crow, the Crow tribal historian and oldest living member of the Crow tribe whose grandfather was one of Custer's scouts, and a revised and updated text.
Now he has praised a string of north-east authors for their work and written a foreword to the book, which it is hoped can raise PS3500 for the training of a puppy through the charity.
by Martin Hannan, foreword by Neil Lennon), the other from that of a Rangers' fan (Follow, Follow by Iain Duff, foreword by Lee McCulloch), have been published to celebrate classic Old Firm clashes and RP Sport have been given five copies of each that any supporter of either team would love to get their hands on.
Sir David Omand, Whitehall's security coordinator at the time, said Tony Blair's foreword was backed by only patchy intelligence.