aforetime

[ uh-fawr-tahym, uh-fohr- ]
/ əˈfɔrˌtaɪm, əˈfoʊr- /

adverb

in time past; in a former time; previously.

adjective

former; previous.

Origin of aforetime

First recorded in 1525–35; afore + time
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aforetime

/ (əˈfɔːˌtaɪm) /

adverb

archaic formerly
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