foregone

adjective

fore·​gone ˈfȯr-ˌgȯn How to pronounce foregone (audio)
 also  -ˌgän

Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foregone was in 1575

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“Foregone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foregone. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

foregone

adjective
fore·​gone ˌfōr-ˌgȯn How to pronounce foregone (audio)
ˌfȯr-,
 also  -ˌgän
: settled in advance
a foregone conclusion
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