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I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die.
Maria Edgeworth

Meaning of "afore" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AFORE

afore  [əˈfɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AFORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Afore can act as an adverb, a preposition and a conjunction.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

The conjunction is an invariable grammatical category used to join together words and sentences.

WHAT DOES AFORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Retirement Funds Administrators

Retirement Funds Administrators are companies authorized to manage individual retirement accounts as authorized by the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público of Mexico and overseen by Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro. Afores manage accounts that accumulate contributions by the employer, the federal government and the employee.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AFORE


before
bɪˈfɔː
E334
ˌiːθriːθriːˈfɔː
four-four
ˈfɔːˈfɔː
guffaw
ɡʌˈfɔː
hereinbefore
ˌhɪərɪnbɪˈfɔː
heretofore
ˌhɪətʊˈfɔː
therefor
ˌðɛəˈfɔː
thereinbefore
ˌðɛərɪnbɪˈfɔː
theretofore
ˌðɛətʊˈfɔː
three-four
ˌθriːˈfɔː
tofore
təˈfɔː
what-for
ˌwɒtˈfɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AFORE

aflame
aflatoxin
afloat
aflutter
AFM
AFN
AFNOR
afocal
afoot
aforehand
aforementioned
aforesaid
aforethought
aforetime
afoul
afp
AFRAeS
afraid
afreet
afresh

WORDS THAT END LIKE AFORE

anymore
Baltimore
convenience store
core
encore
explore
fore
hardcore
Moore
more
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pinafore
score
Singapore
store
the heretofore
therefore
to the fore
what is more
wherefore

Synonyms and antonyms of afore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «afore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AFORE

Find out the translation of afore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of afore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «afore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

前述
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

afore
570 millions of speakers

English

afore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आगे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السالفة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Поул
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dantes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পূর্বে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mentionnés ci
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Afore
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bevor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

前述
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상술
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phía trước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पूर्वी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yukarıda
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

afore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyżej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поул
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

afore
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πορίσματα των
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorgenoemde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

afore
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

afore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of afore

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AFORE»

The term «afore» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.865 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of afore
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AFORE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «afore» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «afore» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about afore

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QUOTES WITH «AFORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word afore.
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Maria Edgeworth
I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AFORE»

Discover the use of afore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to afore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Afore night come
The weather turns, friction mounts and pesticide begins to fall. First produced by the RSC in 1962, Afore Night Come is a magnificent insight into human nature and a dark warning of our inablity to avoid reaping what we have sown.
David Rudkin, 2001
2
Consumer Confusion: The Choice of AFORE in Mexico
Fees. Return. Comparison. ' Annual Balance Fee Annual Balance Fee (1 year) (1 year) Afore 1 1.48% Afore 9 14.42% Afore 2 1.51% Afore 17 13.44% Afore 3 1.53 % Afore 18 12.98% Afore 4 1.65% Afore 14 12.32% Afore 5 1.80% Afore 15 ...
Roberto Calderón-Colín, Enrique E. Domínguez, Moisés J. Schwartz, 2008
3
Creep Afore Ye Gang: A Song of Home, Love and Freedom (1897)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John Freeland Robertson, 2010
4
A Dictionary of North East Dialect
afore before (adv, conj) "afwore" Bewick Tyne 1 790s; "afore it gat up te the muin" Tracts 4, Newc c. 1820; "byeth hint and afore" Allan's Tyneside Songs p. 245 1827; "summic you didn't knaa afore" Haldane Newc 1879; "While ye toast yor ...
Bill Griffiths, 2005
5
The Gentleman's Magazine
swerd, the bayles of this cite rideng afore the meyre withe ther mases in ther hondes, makeng way and rome for the kynges comeng, and so they ridon afore the kyng till the kyng come to the utter yate of the priory. The kyng then forthewithe ...
6
Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library, Including Those ...
62-62v O gud lord i am here afore the as a seruant afore hys lorde desyryng to be fedde wyth the moste holsome fode / of thy precyous body of flesche blode and bone that ys to say swete iesu for thy grett gudnes mercy and grace make me ...
Oliver S. Pickering, Veronica M. O'Mara, 1999
7
The works of James Pilkington, D.D., Lord Bishop of Durham
The conjurers that stood afore Pharao working mi racles, thought they should have defaced Moses and set up themselves: but Pharao was drowned with his host, Moses with his people was delivered, and the conjurers granted 2Sam.xvii. that ...
James1520?-1576 Pilkington, 1842
8
The Laws of Maryland: 1786-1800
XXXII. thirteenth afore-mentioned roads ; that Conrod Nicodemus, November, Jonas Hogmire and William Van Lear, be and are hereby ap- 1 790. pointed commissioners on the eighth afore-mentioned road ; that Ludwick Young, " William Lee ...
Maryland, Virgil Maxcy, 1811
9
The Gentleman's Magazine
swerd, ihe hayles of this cite riJens afore the meyre withe ther masts in ther hondes, makeng way and runic for the kyngescimieiuj, and so they ridon afore the kyng till tl>e kyng coma to the utter yate of the priory. The kyng then forthewithe fend ...
John Nichols, 1792
10
Journals of the House of Lords
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named. Their. Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday next, at the usual Time and Place ; and to adjourn as they please. Hodie. 2* vice ...
Great Britain House of Lords, 1798

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AFORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term afore is used in the context of the following news items.
1
APC Absolves Itself From Blame As Police Investigate Deputy …
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the APC said that it had no afore knowledge of a petition written to the ... «360Nobs.com, Jul 15»
2
I spiked Aslam Butt's nun-chai with a sleeping-pill, what are you …
... are confused about this, soothsayers are sure that the afore mentioned pen is destined to fence with the feared WhatsAppWahabis (WAW), ... «Kashmir Images, Jul 15»
3
N120bn alleged allowances for NASS members false–Ndume …
... committee is doing, the Ad-hoc committee is to slash our budget from N150 billion to N120 billion which involves all the afore-mentioned staff. «Daily Sun, Jul 15»
4
Photo Release -- Esperanza Azteca Youth Orchestra Performs to …
... Banco Azteca (www.bancoazteca.com.mx), Advance America (www.advanceamerica.net), Afore Azteca (www.aforeazteca.com.mx), Seguros ... «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
5
TV Series Review: Reporters
The human side of the otherwise conniving competitors comes afore and makes the characters more relatable. This show stresses on the fact ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Three Nova Scotia men face slew of charges for allegedly breaking …
They responded to the call and then arrested the three afore-mentioned suspects. Items taken from the three cars broken into include “a large ... «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
7
Spain Economic Office Chief: “If we wanted the euro, we needed to …
... have gone away from the common policies of the afore-mentioned Treaty of Rome. If we wanted the euro, we needed to have more flexibility. «The Corner Economic, Jul 15»
8
Provinces urged to curb climate vulnerability
Secretary Climate Change Arif Ahmed Khan briefed the minister in detail about the progress of afore-mentioned matters. He told the minister ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
9
The Faith of Geraldine
Life passes us by before we die; the forgetting commences afore the end. Geraldine had aspirations, as did all of those in the mining village ... «CounterPunch, Jul 15»
10
Stamford High School Sex Scandal Update: Principal Arrested For …
... Valentine and Assistant Principal Roth Nardin were arrested last year on charges of violating the afore-mentioned state law last August 2014. «iSchoolGuide, Jul 15»

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