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Meaning of “preface” - Learner’s Dictionary

preface

noun [C]     /ˈprefɪs/
a piece of writing at the beginning of a book that explains why it was writtenBooks and parts of booksWriting and typing
Translations of “preface”
in Arabic تَمهيد…
in Korean 서문…
in Malaysian kata pendahuluan…
in French préface…
in Turkish ön söz…
in Italian prefazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 序言,前言…
in Russian предисловие…
in Polish przedmowa…
in Vietnamese lời mở đầu…
in Spanish prólogo, prefacio…
in Portuguese prefácio…
in Thai คำนำ…
in German die Einleitung…
in Catalan pròleg, prefaci…
in Japanese 前書き, 序文…
in Indonesian prakata…
in Chinese (Simplified) 序言,前言…
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