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[heer-in-bi-fawr, -fohr] /ˌhɪər ɪn bɪˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr/
before in this document, statement, etc.
Also, hereinabove
[heer-in-uh-buhv] /ˌhɪər ɪn əˈbʌv/ (Show IPA)
Origin of hereinbefore
First recorded in 1680-90; herein + before Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This was the day that Dr. Sevier dined out, as hereinbefore set forth.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • She was the widow of John Galwix, hereinbefore mentioned as a fancy wagoner.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • It was the first of the four, and was built with the same object and design as all the others, as hereinbefore related.

  • You will recall I hope there was hereinbefore mentioned that Verbeena had something up her sleeve?

    The Shriek Charles Somerville
  • I have hereinbefore, at Fig. 4, given plan and sections of a plunge bath, and shown its water-fittings.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • Then David played on the violin, and Pepper performed exactly as hereinbefore related.

  • Which reminded the twins to look after their sister, on the roof, as hereinbefore set forth.

    Gideon's Band George W. Cable
  • (c) No; her course was altered as hereinbefore described, but not in consequence of the information received as to ice.

    Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' British Government
  • Their underlying theory is practically the same as that hereinbefore discussed.

  • Trimmed up with a lot of 'whereases' and 'as hereinbefore mentioned' and such like things.

    Gunman's Reckoning Max Brand
British Dictionary definitions for hereinbefore


(formal) in a previous part of or previously in this document, statement, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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