Definition of aforehand in English:

aforehand

adverb

  • 1Formerly, in the past, previously; = beforehand.

  • 2In advance, in anticipation; = beforehand.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. Alteration of beforehand, after afore.

Pronunciation:

aforehand

/əˈfɔːhand/