forepart
noun Date: 14th century 1. the anterior part of something 2. the earlier part of a period of time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • forepart — [fôr′pärt΄] n. 1. the first or early part 2. the part in front …   English World dictionary

  • Forepart — Fore part Fore part , or Forepart Fore part , n. The part most advanced, or first in time or in place; the beginning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forepart — /fawr pahrt , fohr /, n. the first, front, or early part. [1350 1400; ME forpart. See FORE , PART] * * * …   Universalium

  • forepart — noun The front or anterior part of something …   Wiktionary

  • forepart — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The part of someone or something facing the viewer: fore, front. See PRECEDE …   English dictionary for students

  • forepart — n. front part; preceding part …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forepart — noun the foremost participle …   English new terms dictionary

  • forepart — fore•part [[t]ˈfɔrˌpɑrt, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. the first or front part • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • forepart — /ˈfɔpat/ (say fawpaht) noun the fore, front, or early part …   Australian English dictionary

  • forepart — noun the side that is forward or prominent • Syn: ↑front, ↑front end • Ant: ↑rear (for: ↑front) • Derivationally related forms: ↑frontal ( …   Useful english dictionary

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