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From this time forth; from now on.
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(ˈhɛnsˈfɔːθ) ,




from this time forward; from now on
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(ˌhɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ;ˈhɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ)

also hence•for•ward

(-ˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-)

from now on; from this point forward.
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Adv.1.henceforth - from this time forth; from now on; "henceforth she will be known as Mrs. Smith"
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adverb from now on, in the future, hereafter, hence, hereinafter, from this day forward We are henceforth barred from the base.
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من الآن فصاعِدا
fra nu af
tästä lähintästedesvastedes
héîan í frá, upp frá òessu
bundan böyle/sonra


[ˈhensˈfɔːθ] ADV (frm) (= from now on) → de hoy en adelante, a partir de hoy; (= from then on) → en lo sucesivo
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[ˌhɛnsˈfɔːrθ] advdorénavant
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, henceforward
adv (= from that time on)von da an, fortan (liter); (= from this time on)von nun an, künftig
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[ˌhɛnsˈfɔːθ] adv (frm) → d'ora innanzi or in poi
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(hens) adverb
1. for this reason. Hence, I shall have to stay.
2. from this time. a year hence.
3. away from this place.
henceˈforth adverb
from now on. Henceforth I shall refuse to work with him.
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References in classic literature ?
Nay, I absolutely claim a property in all such sentiments the moment they are transcribed into my writings, and I expect all readers henceforwards to regard them as purely and entirely my own.
I shall stick to ethnological investigations henceforwards. Now good-bye, Mister O'Hara.
and therefore, though the world was so far right, that people do say, "Dead as a door-nail," yet, henceforwards [sic], the weakest of these people will see the propriety of saying--'Dead as Gillman's Coleridge.' (117, original emphasis)