forewordnoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɔː.wɜːd/ us /ˈfɔːr.wɝːd/
Examples from literature
- In a foreword to the readers of the New Dawn, however, a faintly ominous note was sounded.
- In all that has been written in this foreword the design has been merely to sketch, to outline some of the larger achievements of the United States Navy in this war.
- My main object in this foreword is to commend to the public who take an interest in this grave problem a discussion of it, which is alike timely and thorough and reverent.
- Why might I not put a head and tail to this—a foreword and a few words in conclusion—and make it meet the purpose and serve the occasion?