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Synonyms of preface

Noun


1. foreword, preface, prolusion, introduction

usage: a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

Verb


1. precede, preface, premise, introduce, state, say, tell

usage: furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"

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