hereinbefore

adverb
here·​in·​be·​fore | \ (ˌ)hir-ˌin-bi-ˈfȯr How to pronounce hereinbefore (audio) \

Definition of hereinbefore

: in the preceding part of this writing or document

First Known Use of hereinbefore

1687, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hereinbefore was in 1687

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“Hereinbefore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hereinbefore. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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