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aforehand

adverb afore·hand \ə-ˈfȯr-ˌhand\

Definition of aforehand

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  beforehand

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Origin and Etymology of aforehand

Middle English aforhonde, aforhand, from afor afore + hond, hand 1hand


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aforehand

adjective afore·hand \ə-ˈfȯr-ˌhand\

Definition of aforehand

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  ready for the future sagacity that is aforehand with events — Samuel Richardson

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Origin and Etymology of aforehand

derivative of 1aforehand


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