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fore-

 
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part of speech: prefix
definition 1: a prefix that means "before" or "coming before."
A "forefather" is an ancestor, a father who has come before the fathers now living.To "forewarn" a person of danger is to warn her before the dangerous thing happens.
definition 2: a prefix that means "front," or "in front."
The word "forehead" means "the front of the head."A "foreleg" is an animal's front leg.
Homophone Note
The prefix fore- sounds just like for and four, but these words each have a different meaning.