afterword

afterword
noun Date: 1890 epilogue 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • afterword — (n.) 1890, a Saxonist subsitute for EPILOGUE (Cf. epilogue); from AFTER (Cf. after) + WORD (Cf. word) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • afterword — ► NOUN ▪ a concluding section in a book, typically by a person other than the author …   English terms dictionary

  • afterword — [af′tərwʉrd΄] n. an epilogue, often one consisting of a critical or interpretive commentary by someone other than the author …   English World dictionary

  • afterword — UK [ˈɑːftə(r)ˌwɜː(r)d] / US [ˈæftərˌwɜrd] noun [countable] Word forms afterword : singular afterword plural afterwords literature a part at the end of a book that has a few final remarks • See: foreword …   English dictionary

  • Afterword — An afterword is a literary device that is often found at the end of a piece of literature. It generally covers the story of how the book came into being, or how the idea for the book was developed. Alternatively, it may be written by someone… …   Wikipedia

  • afterword — [[t]ɑ͟ːftə(r)wɜː(r)d[/t]] N SING An afterword is a short essay at the end of a book, usually written by the author …   English dictionary

  • afterword — /af teuhr werrd , ahf /, n. a concluding section, commentary, etc., as of a book, treatise, or the like; closing statement. Cf. foreword. [1885 90; AFTER + WORD] * * * …   Universalium

  • afterword — noun a) an epilogue. b) a postscript …   Wiktionary

  • Afterword — Послесловие …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Afterword —    As I write this, I’m sitting in my office about 50 yards from the house of the Stanley Kubrick family. It’s a beautiful summer evening in St. Albans, and I’m catching up on work I left behind while I was in Burbank recently.    This is a… …   The Encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick

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