fore-

fore-

a prefix meaning “before” (in space, time, condition, etc.), “front,” “superior,” etc.: forehead; forecastle; forecast; foretell; foreman.

Origin:
combining form representing Middle English, Old English for(e)

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fore-
 
prefix
1.  before in time or rank: foresight; forefather; foreman
2.  at or near the front; before in place: forehead; forecourt
 
[Old English, from fore (adv)]

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