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[uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-; uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-] /əˈfɔrˌmɛn ʃənd, əˈfoʊr-; əˌfɔrˈmɛn ʃənd, əˌfoʊr-/
cited or mentioned earlier or previously.
Origin of aforementioned
First recorded in 1580-90; afore + mention + -ed2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He had come, he said, to thank his dear young master for the aforementioned invitation.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • It is the exclusive property of the aforementioned Mr. Simon Pelloutier.

    Myths of the Rhine X. B. Saintine
  • Alternatively, the draw SDRs and convert them to the aforementioned "hard" currencies.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • At last there came a rupture with the aforementioned Academy.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs

    William II, German Emperor
  • He went down to that street, which was the aforementioned wide street.

    The Forged Note Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for aforementioned


(usually prenominal) (chiefly in legal documents) stated or mentioned before or already
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for aforementioned

1580s, from afore + p.p. of mention. Afore-written is from mid-15c.

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