[ fawr-neymd, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˈneɪmd, ˈfoʊr- /
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named before; mentioned before in the same writing or speech; aforementioned.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Words nearby forenamed
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Example sentences from the Web for forenamed
Which when, with difficulty, they had done, all except the two forenamed associates are ordered to draw back.Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle
Howbeit their chiefe capteine the forenamed Iohn of Monmouth escaped, with a few other in his companie.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (8 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
British Dictionary definitions for forenamed
/ (ˈfɔːˌneɪmd) /
(prenominal) named or mentioned previously; aforesaid
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