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foreword

noun [C]     /ˈfɔː.wɜːd/ US  /ˈfɔːr.wɝːd/
a short piece of writing at the beginning of a book, sometimes praise by a famous person or someone who is not the writerBooks and parts of books
(Definition of foreword noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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