preface

[v] - furnish with a preface
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Preface

A note preceding the text of a book, stating its subject, scope, etc.; may also include acknowledgements of assistance
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Preface

Pref'ace noun [ French préface ; confer Spanish prefacio , prefacion , Italian prefazio , prefazione ; all from Latin praefatio , from praefari to speak or say beforehand; prae before + fari , fatus , to speak. See Fate...
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Preface

Pref'ace transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Prefaced ; present participle & verbal noun Prefacing .] To introduce by a preface; to give a preface to; as, to preface a book discourse.
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Preface

Pref'ace intransitive verb To make a preface. Jer. Taylor.
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preface

1. Something spoken as introductory to a discourse, or written as introductory to a book or essay; a proem; an introduction, or series of preliminary remarks. 'This superficial tale Is but a preface of her worthy praise.' (Shak) 'Heaven's high behest no preface needs.' (Milton) ... 2. The prelude or introduction to the canon of the Mass. ... <en...
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preface

verb furnish with a preface or introduction; `She always precedes her lectures with a joke`; `He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution`
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Preface

• (n.) Something spoken as introductory to a discourse, or written as introductory to a book or essay; a proem; an introduction, or series of preliminary remarks. • (v. t.) To introduce by a preface; to give a preface to; as, to preface a book discourse. • (v. i.) To make a preface. • (n.) The prelude or introduction to the cano...
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preface

preface 1. An introductory section at the beginning of a book or speech that comments on aspects of the text; such as, the writer`s intentions; to say before. 2. To introduce an action, speech, or piece of writing. Related before-word units: ante-; antero-; anti-; pro-. Related ...
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Preface

[liturgy] In liturgical use the term preface is applied to that portion of the Eucharistic Prayer that immediately precedes the Canon or central portion of the Eucharist (Mass or Divine Liturgy). The preface, which begins at the words, `It is very meet and just, right and salutary` (or a variation thereof) is ushered in, in all liturgies, w...
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preface

A writer´s explanatory introduction at the beginning of a book; it comes before the text actually starts.
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