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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short introductory essay before the text of a book v. - Furnish with an introduction.

Usage examples (36)
  • Clearly, the preface is ambivalent; the critique of enthusiasm with which the preface begins undermines its polemic, and vice versa.
  • The othering in Shelley's preface is not between the
  • For example, the preface is missing any sort of place-setting.
  • The Christmas preface is used at today's traditional Gregorian Mass. for more
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