aforementioned

adjective afore·men·tioned \ ə-ˈfȯr-ˈmen(t)-shənd \
Updated on: 16 Dec 2017

Definition of aforementioned

: mentioned previously

Examples of aforementioned in a Sentence

  1. 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. WoodService Industries JournalOctober 1997
  2. 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 Day24 Oct. 1993
  3. The aforementioned book is the author's most famous work.

  4. with the aforementioned reservation, I would recommend the play for serious-minded theatergoers

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Origin and Etymology of aforementioned

afore + mentioned, past participle of 2mention


AFOREMENTIONED Defined for English Language Learners

aforementioned

adjective

Definition of aforementioned for English Language Learners

  • : mentioned before : spoken about or named earlier


AFOREMENTIONED Defined for Kids

aforementioned

adjective afore·men·tioned \ ə-ˈfȯr-ˌmen-chənd \

Definition of aforementioned for Students

: mentioned before
  • The aforementioned book is my favorite.


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