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- another term for aforementioned
previously mentioned, aforementioned, aforenamed, previously described, above, above-stated, foregoing, preceding, precedent, earlier, previous, same, selfsameView synonyms
- ‘New industrial ventures should not be given licence unless the aforesaid provision is fulfilled.’
- ‘Naturally enough, I hadn't taken in any of the aforesaid content, so I bluffed my way through the quiz and practically ran out of the room to my Biology class.’
- ‘I have several young fences that I have laid in the manner aforesaid on my present farm and in four years they have made very good turnable fences.’
- ‘Finally, is there any precedent for suggesting a departure from the aforesaid rules of offer and acceptance?’
- ‘Anyway, the aforesaid editorial criticized both newspapers for questioning government policy.’
- ‘The second was why, after all these years in journalism, had I never heard of the aforesaid official?’
- ‘On the whole, the aforesaid problem in reorganizing and managing the national defense complex still remains to be fully resolved.’
- ‘Besides the protesting of aforesaid groups, the movie has introduced an aspect of the story of Christ to those who may be less familiar with it.’
- ‘After giving the aforesaid directions, the court again had two options before it.’
- ‘But as they are themselves the owners of the aforesaid company, they would simply be making lawyers rich for the privilege of suing themselves.’
- ‘In this meeting detailed discussions were held regarding a coordinated approach in implementation of the aforesaid amendments.’
- ‘Therefore, any compromise that does not provide for the aforesaid violates the Constitution.’
- ‘The procedure of looking for aforesaid gainful employment is generally simple.’
- ‘Moreover we declare that she had forfeited her pretended title to the aforesaid kingdom, to every right, dignity, and privilege.’
- ‘The aforesaid movie is apparently a road movie.’
- ‘Even the words attributed to the Defence Secretary in the aforesaid newspaper didn't back up the euphoric headline.’
- ‘With the bass player and second guitarist supplying harmony vocals, and some fine slide playing from aforesaid guitarist, these guys got the job done.’
- ‘Everything from the aforesaid lamp, to the chair, to the books laid upon the desk, fell with a crash as he hurriedly tried to vacate the room.’
- ‘Apart from the aforesaid deep rivets in the walls, there has been a frequent flooding problem from upper floors, which led to one bathroom roof caving in over me.’
- ‘I know all about the aforesaid gentleman's disapproval.’
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