how to pronounce fore

/ˈfɔːɹ/

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The above transcription of fore is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

fore is pronounced in one syllable

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fɔːɹ

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An example use of fore in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… yes well first and fore foremost this is …”

meanings of fore

adverb:

  1. In the part that precedes or goes first; opposed to aft, after, back, behind, etc.
  2. Formerly; previously; afore.
  3. In or towards the bows of a ship.

adjective:

  1. Forward; situated towards the front (of something).
  2. Former; occurring earlier (in some order); previous.

noun:

  1. The front; the forward part of something; the foreground.
  2. A people of Papua New Guinea.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. Their language.

interjection:

  1. An exclamation yelled to inform players a ball is moving in their direction.

words with pronunciation similar to fore

forfoursoarporefoursfairpourfawnfallgore

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