foreword

noun fore·word \ ˈfȯr-(ˌ)wərd \
Updated on: 17 Jan 2018

Definition of foreword

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

Examples of foreword in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of foreword

1842


FOREWORD Defined for English Language Learners

foreword

noun

Definition of foreword for English Language Learners

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


FOREWORD Defined for Kids

foreword

noun fore·word \ ˈfȯr-ˌwərd \

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