anenst

preposition
\ əˈnenzt, -en(t)st \

Definition of anenst

dialectal, chiefly British
: anent

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First Known Use of anenst

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anenst

Middle English, alteration of anentes, alteration (influenced by -es -s, adverb ending) of anent

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“Anenst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anenst. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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