Definition of foreword
: prefatory comments (as for a book) especially when written by someone other than the author
Examples of foreword in a Sentence
the editor makes some good points in the foreword about the author's life, so be sure to read it
Recent Examples of foreword from the Web
Henderson was kind enough to ask me to write a foreword for the U.S. edition, which currently in e-book form, soon to be in print*; the publisher liked it enough to include it as an afterword in the new UK paperback edition, which is out tomorrow.
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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
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