foreword

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Morphologically fore- +‎ word, a calque of German Vorwort, itself a calque of Latin praefatio (preface). Compare also Old English forword, foreword (proviso; condition), Danish forord (proviso)

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foreword (plural forewords)

  1. An introductory section preceding the main text of a book or other document; a preface or introduction.
    We cannot move forward until the author finishes the foreword.

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