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noun as in introduction to a document

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In the foreword of the last book she published before her death, Let Me Tell You What I Mean, writer Hilton Als described Didion as “a carver of words in the granite of the specific.”

From Time

This, Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee note in a foreword to the report, is due to a loosening of state control and letting private wealth accumulate unabashedly.

From Quartz

Recently I was asked to write the foreword to a book of poetry written by female pilots.

Combining engrossing, urgent storytelling with illustrations, personal images and a foreword by Gloria Steinem, Chicago relays the story of an artist determined to ensure that women’s cultural achievements are permanently valued.

From Time

In the foreword to her little dog-centric collection A Dog Runs Through It, poet Linda Pastan refers to one of her many dogs as “the dog of my life,” as in the love of one’s life.

From Time

Music journalist Joel Selwin annotates, with a preface by Donovan, a foreword by Jorma Kaukonen, and an afterword by John Poppy.

In a brand new foreword to her novel that is being re-released with branding ties to the movie, Lowry discusses this.

It is preceded by a foreword Cramer later wrote about the genesis of piece.

Gen. Richard Dannatt, head of the British army from 2006 to 2009, wrote a foreword to the book, which is published on Monday.

At least How to Be has a warning in its foreword: Morrissey and Juzwiak are professionals, but they are not experts.

“Foreword” and “inwit” were good once; but “preface” and “conscience” 245 mean as much and have the advantage of being alive.

I read the story itself first and afterwards the preface, or foreword.

Idaho made a motion as if to stop him, but Graeme stepped quickly foreword and said sharply, 'Make way there, can't you?'

In a foreword to the readers of the New Dawn, however, a faintly ominous note was sounded.

The books and articles spoken of in the “Foreword” of this volume, pages 7–9, are not re-listed here.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foreword, such as: preamble, preface, prologue, exordium, overture, and preliminary.

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