foreword, forward

foreword, forward
Although these words give some trouble with spelling and pronunciation, their meanings are clearly distinguishable. A foreword is a preface, introduction, or introductory statement: "The foreword of this book runs for five pages." Forward means "in front," "located in advance," "ahead": "Troops will move forward on the count of four." "His cabin is located in the forward part of the ship." See also forward.

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  • foreword / forward —    A foreword is a short introduction at the beginning of a book usually written by someone other than the author: The foreword of the book explains how its thesis fits in with current thinking.    Forward is an adverb indicating movement ahead… …   Confused words

  • foreword / forward —    A foreword is a short introduction at the beginning of a book usually written by someone other than the author: The foreword of the book explains how its thesis fits in with current thinking.    Forward is an adverb indicating movement ahead… …   Confused words

  • forward — See foreword, forward See forward, forwards …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • foreword — See foreword, forward …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Forward — may refer to: * Relative direction, where forward is the opposite of backward * Forward , the motto of the State of Wisconsin * Forward , the motto of the City of Birmingham * Forward contract, an agreement to buy or sell an asset at a pre agreed …   Wikipedia

  • foreword — forward …   American English homophones

  • forward — foreword …   American English homophones

  • foreword — forward …   English homophone dictionary

  • forward, forwards — One can say step forward or step forwards with equal correctness, although forward is more often used. Only forward can be used to apply to a following noun: one can say a forward movement but hardly a forwards movement. Forward is also preferred …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Great Leap Forward — For other uses, see Great Leap Forward (disambiguation). History of the People s Republic of China    …   Wikipedia

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