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[fawr-neymd, fohr-]
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  1. named before; mentioned before in the same writing or speech; aforementioned.
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Origin of forenamed

1150–1200; Middle English. See fore-, named
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for forenamed


  1. (prenominal) named or mentioned previously; aforesaid
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