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preface in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprefacepref‧ace1 /ˈprefɪs/ ●○○ noun [countable]  ALan introduction at the beginning of a book or speech
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prefaceHis extreme position caused an outcry, and some of the contributors to Le Livre Noir dissociated themselves from his preface.In his preface Green acknowledges that this is a book he hopes to update with contributions from the floor.Nordenfalk starts his preface as follows.This edition contains a new preface by the author.The first thing to note about the preface is that it needs to be read.It was mentioned in the preface that a number of written questions were put to academics as part of this study.It says so in the preface.In the preface, the editor of the catalogue makes it clear that only a representative selection of coins is listed.Murray agreed to write the preface to Baker's book, as a favor to his old friend.