forerun

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verb fore·run \fȯr-ˈrən\

Definition of forerun

foreran

play \fȯr-ˈran\;

forerun

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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

First Known Use of forerun

before 12th century



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