Prefatorily
Prefatorily Pref"a*to*ri*ly, adv. In a prefatory manner; by way of preface. [1913 Webster]

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  • prefatorily — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷rə̇lē, li adverb Etymology: prefatory + ly : in a prefatory manner : as a preface * * * prefatoˈrially or prefatorily /prefˈə tə ri li/ adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑preface …   Useful english dictionary

  • prefatorily — See prefatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • prefatorily — pref·a·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • prefatory — prefatorily, adv. /pref euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a preface: prefatory explanations. Also, prefatorial. [1665 75; < L praefat(io) PREFACE + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • prefatory — /ˈprɛfətəri/ (say prefuhtuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective of the nature of a preface; preliminary. {Latin praefātiō + ory1} –prefatorily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • prefatory — [pref′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [< L praefatus (see PREFACE) + ORY] of, like, or serving as a preface; introductory prefatorily adv …   English World dictionary

  • prefatorially — adverb see prefatorial * * * prefatoˈrially or prefatorily /prefˈə tə ri li/ adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑preface …   Useful english dictionary

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