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preface

1. a statement written as an introduction to a literary or other work, typically explaining its scope, intention, method, etc.; foreword
2. RC Church a prayer of thanksgiving and exhortation serving as an introduction to the canon of the Mass
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Each section is prefaced by information about how the category represents common Kerala cuisine, and interesting stories and anecdotes preface each recipe.
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In the present work he provides a French translation for the first time to Campanella's defense of Galileo together with the facing Latin text, prefaced by an Introduction of 175 pages, followed by more than 130 pages of extensive, valuable annotation.