[heer-in-bi-fawr, -fohr]


before in this document, statement, etc.

Also here·in·a·bove [heer-in-uh-buhv] /ˌhɪər ɪn əˈbʌv/.

Origin of hereinbefore

First recorded in 1680–90; herein + before Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hereinbefore

Historical Examples of hereinbefore

  • This was the day that Dr. Sevier dined out, as hereinbefore set forth.

    Dr. Sevier

    George W. Cable

  • She was the widow of John Galwix, hereinbefore mentioned as a fancy wagoner.

    The Old Pike

    Thomas B. Searight

  • It was the first of the four, and was built with the same object and design as all the others, as hereinbefore related.

  • You will recall I hope there was hereinbefore mentioned that Verbeena had something up her sleeve?

    The Shriek

    Charles Somerville

  • I have hereinbefore, at Fig. 4, given plan and sections of a plunge bath, and shown its water-fittings.

    The Turkish Bath

    Robert Owen Allsop

British Dictionary definitions for hereinbefore



formal in a previous part of or previously in this document, statement, etc
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