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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.
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In the first of two forewords to this hook John Dixon Hunt writes 'Contemporary landscape architecture is concerned, with good reason, to defend itself against charges of anti or un-intellectualism'.
It is truly ecumenical, carrying five forewords representing different denominations, and drawing generously on the traditions of both eastern and western spirituality, Catholic and Protestant.
edited by Adam McGovern with forewords from Angelique Kidjo and David Byrne Visible Ink Press, 2000, $26.
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Joseph V Montville of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC writes in one of the book's two forewords, `This book's accounts should be read as additional scientific data for a rigorous "secular" theory and practice of political conflict resolution.
It concludes with an analysis of some dimensions of the intellectual project the Forewords have defined.
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