foregone conclusion

noun
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of foregone conclusion

1 :a conclusion that has preceded argument or examination
2 :an inevitable result :certainty
  • the victory was a foregone conclusion

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First Known Use of foregone conclusion

1604


FOREGONE CONCLUSION Defined for Kids

foregone conclusion

noun fore·gone conclusion \ ˈfȯr-ˌgȯn- \

Definition of foregone conclusion for Students

:something felt to be sure to happen

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