forepart

[fawr-pahrt, fohr-]
noun
the first, front, or early part.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English forpart. See fore-, part

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forepart (ˈfɔːˌpɑːt)
 
n
the first or front part in place, order, or time

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Example sentences
The neck is flattened from before backward, and strengthened by ridges which descend from the forepart and sides of the condyle.
The forepart of the foot is abducted, and the foot everted.
The standard parts of an audit report are the forepart, the findings and the conclusion.
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