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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 Korean 서문…
in Arabic تَمهيد…
in French préface…
in Turkish ön söz…
in Italian prefazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 序言,前言…
in Russian предисловие…
in Polish przedmowa…
in Spanish prefacio…
in Portuguese prefácio…
in German die Einleitung…
in Catalan pròleg, prefaci…
in Japanese 前書き, 序文…
in Chinese (Simplified) 序言,前言…
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