foregoing


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fore·go·ing

 (fôr-gō′ĭng, fôr′gō′ĭng)
adj.
Said, written, or encountered just before; previous: Refer to the foregoing figures.

foregoing

(fɔːˈɡəʊɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) (esp of writing or speech) going before; preceding

fore•go•ing

(fɔrˈgoʊ ɪŋ, foʊr-)

adj.
previously stated, written, or occurring; preceding: the foregoing paragraph.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foregoing - especially of writing or speech; going before
preceding - existing or coming before

foregoing

adjective preceding, former, above, previous, prior, antecedent, anterior, just mentioned, previously stated The foregoing discussion has highlighted the difficulties.

foregoing

adjective
1. Next before the present one:
2. Just gone by or elapsed:
Translations
edeltävä
voorafgaandvoorafgaande

foregoing

[ˈfɔːgəʊɪŋ] ADJanterior, precedente

foregoing

adjvorhergehend, vorangehend; it can be seen from the foregoing that …aus dem bisher Gesagten kann entnommen werden, dass …

foregoing

[fɔːˈgəʊɪŋ] adjprecedente
References in classic literature ?
Such experiences as the foregoing were not uncommon in her married life.
During the foregoing address the progress of the speaker was too plainly read by those most interested in his success through the medium of the countenances of the men he addressed.
cried the lieutenant-governor, who had overheard the foregoing discussion, and felt himself high enough in station to play a little with his dignity.
After many days, when time sufficed for the people to arrange their thoughts in reference to the foregoing scene, there was more than one account of what had been witnessed on the scaffold.
Yet not so much predictions from without, as verifications of the foregoing things within.
I find, since reading over the foregoing Narrative, that I have, in several instances, spoken in such a tone and manner, respecting religion, as may possi- bly lead those unacquainted with my religious views to suppose me an opponent of all religion.
Spiker, after the receipt of such a confidence, naturally desired to favour his friend with a confidence of his own; therefore the foregoing dialogue was succeeded by another, in which it was Mr.
Several memorials and letters, which are printed at the end of the dissertations to secure the credit of the foregoing narrative, are entirely left out.
Who, hearing the foregoing discourse of Don Quixote, would not have set him down for a person of great good sense and greater rectitude of purpose?
Add New York and Connecticut to the foregoing seven, and they will be less than a majority.
But this (as was remarked in the foregoing number of this paper) is more to be wished than expected, that it may be so considered and examined.
The two men turned quickly, and saw the sickly countenance of La Carconte peering between the baluster rails; attracted by the sound of voices, she had feebly dragged herself down the stairs, and, seated on the lower step, head on knees, she had listened to the foregoing conversation.