the parts of a book that appear after the main text, as bibliography, index, and appendixes.
Does Grammar Matter In The Workplace?Certain employers say it’s important to them that their workers exhibit good grammar. But, is bad grammar a valid reason to bar someone from a job? In the Harvard Business Review, Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit and founder of Dozuki, wrote an article called “I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar.” In the article, Wiens argues that it is important to take into account …
Compare front matter.
Origin of back matter
First recorded in 1945–50
Also called end matter.
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British Dictionary definitions for back matter
the parts of a book, such as the index and appendices, that follow the main textAlso called: end matter
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