henceforward

adverb

hence·​for·​ward hen(t)s-ˈfȯr-wərd How to pronounce henceforward (audio)

Examples of henceforward in a Sentence

you have sworn to tell the truth in this court, and henceforward you are bound by your oath
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of henceforward was in the 14th century

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“Henceforward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/henceforward. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

henceforward

adverb
hence·​for·​ward hen(t)s-ˈfȯr-wərd How to pronounce henceforward (audio)
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