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[uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-; uh-fawr-men-shuh nd, uh-fohr-] /əˈfɔrˌmɛn ʃənd, əˈfoʊr-; əˌfɔrˈmɛn ʃənd, əˌfoʊr-/
cited or mentioned earlier or previously.
Origin of aforementioned
1580-90; afore + mention + -ed2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Rabbis allowed the aforementioned ingredients to be used for the Sabbath fires, though not for the Sabbath lamps.

  • He had come, he said, to thank his dear young master for the aforementioned invitation.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • It's the most complete system of nepotism since the aforementioned Florentine days.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • At last there came a rupture with the aforementioned Academy.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs William II, German Emperor
  • Now as Bruyan returned with the two aforementioned, there also came into the room a yeoman who served Sir Pendore.

British Dictionary definitions for aforementioned


(usually prenominal) (chiefly in legal documents) stated or mentioned before or already
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for aforementioned

1580s, from afore + p.p. of mention. Afore-written is from mid-15c.

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