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aforesaid Line breaks: afore|said
Pronunciation: /əˈfɔːsɛd/

Definition of aforesaid in English:

adjective

Another term for aforementioned.
Example sentences
  • Even the words attributed to the Defence Secretary in the aforesaid newspaper didn't back up the euphoric headline.
  • The aforesaid movie is apparently a road movie.
  • Apart from the aforesaid deep rivets in the walls, there has been a frequent flooding problem from upper floors, which led to one bathroom roof caving in over me.
Synonyms
previously mentioned, aforementioned, aforenamed, previously described, above, above-stated, foregoing, preceding, precedent, earlier, previous, same, selfsame

Words that rhyme with aforesaid

thoroughbred • Holinshed

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