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as in rear
being at or in the part of something opposite the front part the aft part of the cruise ship turned out to be the quieter section

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as in backwards
near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft we stood on the ship's deck facing aft the flight attendant informed us that the plane's exits are located fore and aft

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“Aft.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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