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fore·gone

v. (fôr-gôn′, -gŏn′)
Past participle of forego1
adj. (fôr′gôn′, -gŏn′)
Having gone before; previous.
Usage Note: The word foregone is occasionally used by itself as a truncation of the phrase a foregone conclusion, as in It is by no means foregone that the team will relocate to Baltimore next season. But the usage has not gained broad acceptance. More than 85 percent of Usage Panelists disapproved of this usage in our 2014 survey.
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foregone

(fɔːˈɡɒn; ˈfɔːˌɡɒn)
adj
gone or completed; past
foreˈgoneness n
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fore•gone

(fɔrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn, foʊr-; ˈfɔrˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
having gone before; previous; past.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foregone - well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
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foregone

adjective
a foregone conclusion certainty, open-and-shut case, sure thing, dead cert (informal), cert (informal), shoo-in (U.S. & Canad.) The result is a foregone conclusion.
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Translations
مَحْتوم، مَفْروغٌ مِنْهُ
hotová věc
forudsigelig
iš anksto aiškus rezultatas
iepriekšzināms
beklenen/kaçınılmaz sonuç

foregone

[ˈfɔːgɒn]
A. PP of forego
B. ADJ it was a foregone conclusionera un resultado inevitable
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foregone

[fɔːrˈgɒn] adj
it's a foregone conclusion → c'est à prévoir, c'est couru d'avance
The result is a foregone conclusion → Le résultat ne fait aucun doute.
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foregone

ptp of forego
adj it was a foregone conclusiones stand von vornherein fest
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foregone

[ˈfɔːˌgɒn]
1. pp of forego
2. adj it was a foregone conclusionera un risultato scontato
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foregone

(ˈfoːgon) : a foregone conclusion
a result that is so obvious that it can be seen before it happens. It is a foregone conclusion who will win.
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References in classic literature ?
Wolf Larsen looked curiously at him, as though about to probe and vivisect him, then changed his mind, as from the foregone conclusion that there was nothing there to probe.
No man could accuse him of cowardice or treachery, for Kulan Tith was in arms against Helium, and, further, upon the Thuria were not enough swords to delay even temporarily the outcome that already was a foregone conclusion in the minds of the watchers.
That she would hate a soulless creature he accepted as a foregone conclusion. He desired her respect, and that fact helped him to his final decision, but the thing that decided him was born of the truly chivalrous nature he possessed--he wanted Virginia Maxon to be happy; it mattered not at what cost to him.