Definition of prefatory in English:
Serving as an introduction; introductory: the poet makes this clear in a prefatory note on the text
More example sentences
- It's a book that's always beginning, where everything is introductory, liminal, prefatory.
- As Nelson writes in a prefatory note, ‘A requiem, by definition, is sad; the person it honors has died.’
- After a prefatory reference to the ‘inherent dignity’ of all human beings, the Universal Declaration simply declares certain values to be human rights.