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fornenst

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[fer-nenst] /fərˈnɛnst/
preposition, Midland U.S. and British Dialect.
1.
next to; near to:
They walked fornenst one another down the sidewalk.
2.
against; facing; opposite.
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fornenst

/fɔːˈnɛnst/
preposition
1.
(Scot & Northeast English, dialect) situated against or facing towards
Word Origin
from Scottish, from fore1 + anenst a variant of archaic anent
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