forepart

[ fawr-pahrt, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌpɑrt, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

the first, front, or early part.

Nearby words

  1. forensics,
  2. foreordain,
  3. foreordained,
  4. foreordinate,
  5. foreordination,
  6. forepassed,
  7. forepaw,
  8. forepeak,
  9. foreperson,
  10. foreplay

Origin of forepart

First recorded in 1350–1400, forepart is from the Middle English word forpart. See fore-, part

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forepart

/ (ˈfɔːˌpɑːt) /

noun

the first or front part in place, order, or time
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