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noun fore·word \ˈfr-(ˌ)wərd\

: a section at the beginning of a book that introduces the book and is usually written by someone other than the book's author

Full Definition of FOREWORD

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

Examples of FOREWORD

  1. <the editor makes some good points in the foreword about the author's life, so be sure to read it>

First Known Use of FOREWORD


Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

Rhymes with FOREWORD

FOREWORD Defined for Kids


noun fore·word \ˈfr-ˌwərd\

Definition of FOREWORD for Kids

:  preface


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