aforementioned

adjective
afore·​men·​tioned | \ ə-ˈfȯr-ˈmen(t)-shənd How to pronounce aforementioned (audio) \

Definition of aforementioned

: mentioned previously

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Synonyms for aforementioned

Synonyms

aforesaid, foregoing, forenamed, said

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Examples of aforementioned in a Sentence

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 The banner front page headline in last Sunday's Day proclaimed authoritatively "To many, casino has eroded quality of life." Had objectivity ruled, the aforementioned headline leading off the series might have read: "To most, casino has either improved or not affected quality of life one whit." The Day, 24 Oct. 1993 The aforementioned book is the author's most famous work. with the aforementioned reservation, I would recommend the play for serious-minded theatergoers
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Benson has been all over the Disney kingdom, voicing Barbie in two Toy Story movies, playing beleaguered secretary Sam in Enchanted, and even reprising her role as Ariel for the aforementioned Ralph Breaks the Internet. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Voice Actress Jodi Benson on Being Ariel and Three Decades of Feminist Princesses," 27 Feb. 2019 Many a makeup lover (and plenty of our beauty editors, as well) have debated the aforementioned complexion question. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Should You Apply Concealer or Foundation First? Here’s What Makeup Artists Say," 30 Aug. 2018 To be clear, the aforementioned OG plank, if performed correctly, can also be a great core-strengthening move. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Work Your Abs With This Stability Ball Exercise From Celebrity Trainer Don Saladino," 19 Feb. 2019 Okay, so then, what about movies with male leads, that appeal to men, but still fit within our aforementioned standard (comedic movie, romance at core, happy ending)? Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "So, What Exactly Is a Rom-Com Actually?," 13 Feb. 2019 Marble’s aforementioned issue with acids generally makes white the wisest choice for a countertop installation, because the shade is less likely to show the etching and scratches that can occur. Kelly Dawson, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop," 5 Feb. 2019 Executives had hoped to show off the new handset at Samsung’s developers conference next month, but its introduction may be limited to conceptual images due to the aforementioned production issues. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Samsung may be plotting a Galaxy S10 blitz with 5G, folding screens...and no headphone jack," 26 Oct. 2018 My aforementioned shame issues meant asking for a copy for my birthday or Christmas was right out. Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, "“Aren’t you a little too old for that?” Two decades of playing Pokémon," 2 Sep. 2018 The metro Atlanta version will feature the aforementioned drink deal plus live music and giveaways. AJC.com, "Cocktails will be $2.18 all day New Year’s Eve at this chain eatery," 26 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of aforementioned

1539, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aforementioned

afore + mentioned, past participle of mention entry 2

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aforementioned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of aforementioned

formal : mentioned before : spoken about or named earlier

aforementioned

adjective
afore·​men·​tioned | \ ə-ˈfȯr-ˌmen-chənd How to pronounce aforementioned (audio) \

Kids Definition of aforementioned

: mentioned before The aforementioned book is my favorite.

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