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aforesaid

[ uh-fawr-sed, uh-fohr- ]
/ əˈfɔrˌsɛd, əˈfoʊr- /
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adjective

said or mentioned earlier or previously.

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Origin of aforesaid

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at afore, said1
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British Dictionary definitions for aforesaid

aforesaid
/ (əˈfɔːˌsɛd) /

adjective

(usually prenominal) (chiefly in legal documents) spoken of or referred to previously
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