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Meaning of fore- by Wiktionary Dictionary

fore-


    Etymology

    Middle English, from Old English fōr( e )-, from Proto-Germanic *fura-, *furai- ( “before, in front of, for” ), from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *pr- ( “before, formerly; through, throughout” ). Akin to Old Saxon and Old High German fora-, Gothic ����������- ( faura- ) ( see ���������� ( faura ) ) .

    Preposition

    fore-

    1. Before, in front of .

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    Etymology

    Proto-Germanic *fura-, from Proto-Indo-European *per-/pr-

    Preposition

    fōr( e )-

    1. Before, in front of, pro-
      fōrecwide "introduction, heading; prophecy"
      fōremanian "to forewarn, admonish"
      fōremǣrlīċ "eminent, foreboding"
      fōrerīm "prologue"
      fōrecnēoris "progeny"
      fōrefrēfrend "proconsul"
      fōrecostigan "to profane"
      fōreġehāt "vow"
      fōremearcung "title, chapter"
    2. first, prime, occupying a prominent position
      fōreseld "first seat"
    3. very, supremely, foremost
      foremaniġ "very many"
      foremihtiġ "most mighty"

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    Fore

    By Wiktionary ( 2009/11/15 05:15 UTC Version )

    Proper noun

    Fore

    1. A people and language of Papua New Guinea .

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