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We found 45 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word preface:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. preface: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. preface: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. preface: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. preface: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. preface: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. preface, preface: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Preface, preface: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. preface: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Preface, preface: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. preface: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. preface: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. preface: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. preface: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Preface, preface: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. preface (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. preface: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. preface: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Preface (liturgy), Preface, The Preface (album), The Preface: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Preface: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. preface: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. preface: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. preface: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. preface: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Preface: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. preface: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. preface: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. preface: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. preface: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. preface: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. preface: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Preface: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  2. PREFACE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  3. preface: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  4. preface: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. preface: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. preface: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. preface: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. preface: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Preface: Anatomy of the Human Body [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Preface: The Skeptic's Dictionary [home, info]
  2. preface: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Preface: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. preface, preface: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
verb:  furnish with a preface or introduction ("He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution")

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