forepart

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

noun

the first, front, or early part.

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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