Forementioned vs. Aforementioned - What's the difference?


  • Forementioned (adjective)

    Mentioned earlier or above; already cited.

  • Aforementioned (adjective)

    Previously mentioned.

    "The PA system broadcast a long list of names in the morning, but it wasn't until later that they requested the aforementioned students report to the health clinic."

  • Aforementioned (noun)

    The one or ones mentioned previously.

    "The judge read a list of prisoners' names. She then indicated that the aforementioned were to be set free."

Oxford Dictionary

  • Aforementioned (adjective)

    denoting a thing or person previously mentioned

    "songs from the aforementioned album"

Webster Dictionary

  • Forementioned (adjective)

    Mentioned before; already cited; aforementioned.

  • Aforementioned (adjective)

    Previously mentioned; before-mentioned.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Aforementioned (adjective)

    being the one previously mentioned or spoken of;

    "works of all the aforementioned authors"

    "said party has denied the charges"

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