(basketball) The small forward or power forward position; two frontcourt positions that are taller than guards but shorter than centers.
- from now on; henceforth
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Origin of Forward
From Middle English foreward, from Old English foreweard (“forward, inclined to the front, fore, early, former”), from Proto-Germanic *fura- (“fore-”), *warþaz (“turned”), equivalent to fore + -ward. Cognate with Dutch voorwaarts (“forward”), German vorwärts (“forward”).
From Middle English, from Old English foreweard (“condition, bargain, agreement, contract, treaty, assurance”), equivalent to fore- + ward (“ward, keeping”). Cognate with Scots forward (“covenant, compact”), Dutch voorwaarde (“condition, terms, proviso, stipulation”). More at fore-, ward.
Middle English from Old English foreweard fore- fore- -weard -ward
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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