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aforementioned

aforementioned

adjective afore·men·tioned \ə-ˈfr-ˈmen(t)-shənd\

: mentioned before : spoken about or named earlier

Full Definition of AFOREMENTIONED

:  mentioned previously

Examples of AFOREMENTIONED

  1. The aforementioned book is the author's most famous work.
  2. <with the aforementioned reservation, I would recommend the play for serious-minded theatergoers>
  3. Indeed, scientific metaphors and analogies surface regularly in the text which, as noted earlier, is easy to follow with persistence on the part of the reader but is strangely unrewarding. The main reason for this is that any sustained argument is notable by its absence, several of the chapters following Chapter 3 having the appearance of relatively self-contained papers. This effect is heightened by the aforementioned tendency on the part of the authors to detour into scientific or quasi-scientific concepts and analogies without really drawing out the significance of such discussion … —Roy C. Wood, Service Industries Journal, October 1997

First Known Use of AFOREMENTIONED

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