Examples of forerunner in a Sentence
a simple machine that was the forerunner of today's computers
I had that strange feeling that's the forerunner of a cold.
Recent Examples of forerunner from the Web
At least that’s where an editor of The Virginian — forerunner to today’s Virginian-Pilot — once went to settle an attack on his honor.
Like our classical forerunners, most American liberals believe that government's purpose is to protect our rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness from both government oppression and each other.
This pyramid was a forerunner of the Great Pyramid of Giza, which would follow a century later — and would hold the title of world’s tallest building for more than 3,800 years.
Its forerunner, known as al-Qaeda in Iraq, was founded by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi around 2004 following the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The year 1919 saw the opening, in Vienna, Austria, of an international bureau for fighting epidemics—a forerunner of today’s World Health Organization.
They were commissioned by the Fairmount Park Art Association — the forerunner of the Association for Public Art — to do so.
Casual fans already know about their famous beef with Taking Back Sunday and even Long Island forerunners The Movielife are readying an awesome comeback album 14 years in the making.
Back in 1920, the artist had his first solo exhibition at the Whitney Studio Club, forerunner to the modern museum, and the Whitney’s current collection includes more than 3,000 Hopper works.
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First Known Use of forerunner
Synonym Discussion of forerunner
- the blockade was the forerunner of war
- 18th century poets like Burns were precursors of the Romantics
- their early victory was the harbinger of a winning season
- the herald of a new age in medicine
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