Prefatorial
Prefatorial Pref`a*to"ri*al, a. Prefatory. [1913 Webster]

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  • preface — n. & v. n. 1 an introduction to a book stating its subject, scope, etc. 2 the preliminary part of a speech. 3 Eccl. the introduction to the central part of the Eucharistic service. v.tr. 1 (foll. by with) introduce or begin (a speech or event)… …   Useful english dictionary

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