thenceforth

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adverb thence·forth \-ˌfȯrth\

Definition of thenceforth

  1. :  from that time forward

Examples of thenceforth in a Sentence

  1. He was determined thenceforth to dedicate himself to his studies.

  2. Thenceforth, she decided, she would deal with the media herself.

14th Century

First Known Use of thenceforth

14th century


THENCEFORTH Defined for English Language Learners

thenceforth

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adverb thence·forth \-ˌfȯrth\

Definition of thenceforth for English Language Learners

  • : from that time forward : starting then


THENCEFORTH Defined for Kids

thenceforth

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adverb thence·forth thens-ˌfȯrth\

Definition of thenceforth for Students

  1. :  from that time on

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