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fore·go 1

 (fôr-gō′)
tr.v. fore·went (-wĕnt′), fore·gone (-gôn′, -gŏn′), fore·go·ing, fore·goes (-gōz′)
To precede, as in time or place. See Usage Note at forgo.

[Middle English foregon, from Old English foregān : fore-, fore- + gān, go; see ghē- in Indo-European roots.]

fore·go′er n.

fore·go 2

 (fôr-gō′)
v.
Variant of forgo.
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4 and unlike its foregoers, it includes many innovations.
Honors thrive When rather from our acts we them derive Than our foregoers.