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Existing or happening earlier; specifically earlier in a discourse or text.
With the. The foregoing word(s) or thing(s) (to which reference is here made); that which has gone before.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From afore- + -going.
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