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forerun

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verb fore·run \-ˈrən\

Definition of forerun

foreran

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forerun

forerunning

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to run before

  3. 2 :  to come before as a token of something to follow

  4. 3 :  forestall, anticipate



Examples of forerun in a sentence

  1. <the moral decay that traditionally foreruns the decline of a mighty empire>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of forerun

before 12th century

Rhymes with forerun

air gun, big gun, blowgun, Bull Run, burp gun, chaconne, Chaplin, dry run, earned run, end run, finespun, first-run, flashgun, godson, grandson, handgun, hard-won, have done, hired gun, home run, homespun, inrun, long run, milk run, outgun, outrun, popgun, pressrun, rerun, sea-run, short run, shotgun, six-gun, speargun, spray gun, squirt gun, stepson, stun gun, top gun, trial run, undone, V-1, well-done, Xiamen, zip gun


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