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The period of time between sunrise and noon; morning.
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a. the daylight hours before or just before noon
b. (as modifier): a forenoon conference.
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1. the period of daylight before noon.
2. the latter part of the morning.
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|Noun||1.||forenoon - the time period between dawn and noon; "I spent the morning running errands"|
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
daylight, daytime, day - the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
early-morning hour - an hour early in the morning
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The time of day from sunrise to noon:
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forenoon[ˈfɔːnuːn] N (esp Scot) → mañana f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (form) → Vormittag m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
forenoon[ˈfɔːˌnuːn] n (frm) → mattina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995