aforetime

adverb
afore·​time | \ ə-¦fȯr-¦tīm \

Definition of aforetime

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic

aforetime

adjective
afore·​time | \ ə-¦fȯr-¦tīm \

Definition of aforetime (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

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First Known Use of aforetime

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aforetime

Adverb

Middle English, from afore + time

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“Aforetime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aforetime. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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