afront

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ front

Adverb[edit]

afront (not comparable)

  1. in front; face to face

Preposition[edit]

afront

  1. in front of
    • a. 1597, Shakespeare, William, Henry IV, Part 1, act 2, scene 4, lines 195–197:
      These four came all afront, and mainly thrust / at me. I made me no more ado, but took all their seven / points in my target, thus!

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French affront.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈfront/
  • Hyphenation: a‧front

Noun[edit]

afront n (plural afronturi)

  1. affront, public insult

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