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abbreviation
before.
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Other definitions for bef. (2 of 2)

B.E.F.

abbreviation
British Expeditionary Force; British Expeditionary Forces.
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How to use bef. in a sentence

  • I reckon yo' bettah let Tom tek care ob de rubbish aftah dis, Missy Bef.

    Mary's Rainbow|Mary Edward Feehan
  • Sometimes one can guess the meaning only by the context, as in the Martinique saying: Pè bef pè caca bef.

    "Gombo Zhbes"|Lafcadio Hearn

British Dictionary definitions for bef.

BEF

abbreviation for
British Expeditionary Force, the British armies that served in France and Belgium 1914–18 and in France 1939–40
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