Definition of afore in English:

afore

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Pronunciation: /əˈfɔː
 
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preposition

archaic or • dialect
  • Before: he died the day afore yesterday
    More example sentences
    • A human being's evident fear is that he should die afore his time.
    • Rebecca, did the dinosaurs come afore man, or at the same time?
    • It's all been done before by Nature or those who came afore.

Origin

Old English onforan (see a-2, fore).

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