French translation of 'preface'
faire précéderto preface sth with sth [speech, action]
faire précéder qch de qchHe prefaced his remark by saying that ...
En guise d'introduction, il a déclaré que ...to be prefaced by sth
être précédé par qch
Example Sentences Including 'preface'
Some white students stood up and offered some defence, but always with the preface that colonialism was admittedly bad.Seize the Reckless Wind
It was Frances who told Peter the preface to the famous words.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
He doesn't talk about the real world or things being realistic and he doesn't ever preface sentences with the words: in fact.GOING OUT (2002)
Trends of 'preface'
View usage over:
'preface' in Other Languages
Translation of preface from the Collins English to French Dictionary