forecourt

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noun fore·court \ˈfȯr-ˌkȯrt\

Definition of forecourt

  1. 1 :  an open court in front of a building

  2. 2 :  the area near the net in a court game

1535

First Known Use of forecourt

1535


FORECOURT Defined for English Language Learners

forecourt

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noun fore·court \ˈfȯr-ˌkȯrt\

Definition of forecourt for English Language Learners

  • : the area near the net in tennis

  • : a large, flat, open area in front of a building

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