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ere

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preposition \ˈer\

Definition of ere

  1. :  2before 2 ere nightfall

Examples of ere in a Sentence

  1. an old typewriter that was a relic of that ancient time ere the invention of word processors

Origin and Etymology of ere

Middle English er, from Old English ǣr, from ǣr, adverb, early, soon; akin to Old High German ēr earlier, Greek ēri early


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ere

conjunction

Definition of ere

  1. :  3before

First Known Use of ere

before 12th century


ERE Defined for Kids

1

ere

play
preposition \ˈer\

Definition of ere for Students

  1. :  2before 2 “… we shall hear more of them ere long.” — Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped


2

ere

play
conjunction

Definition of ere for Students

  1. :  3before 4 … here he muses for a time … ere he departs. — Jack London, The Call of the Wild



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