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 ?
Had Steward commanded him to forego the chicken bone after it was in the corner, he would have served him by foregoing. Which is the way of the dog, the only animal that will cheerfully and gladly, with leaping body of joy, leave its food uneaten in order to accompany or to serve its human master.
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.
The authority which we have chiefly followed -- a manuscript of old date, drawn up from the verbal testimony of individuals, some of whom had known Hester Prynne, while others had heard the tale from contemporary witnesses fully confirms the view taken in the foregoing pages.
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.
As may be supposed, the foregoing article had an enormous echo among scientific people.
It has been assumed in the foregoing pages that the poems of the Trojan Cycle are later than the Homeric poems; but, as the opposite view has been held, the reasons for this assumption must now be given.
Such experiences as the foregoing were not uncommon in her married life.
The foregoing incident of the National Saloon I have given in order again to show the lure, or draw, or compulsion, toward John Barleycorn in society as at present organised with saloons on all the corners.
Containing a dialogue between Sophia and Mrs Honour, which may a little relieve those tender affections which the foregoing scene may have raised in the mind of a good-natured reader.
The issues identified require the company to perform additional procedures and analyses, and other third-party review of the foregoing, that affect the timeliness of the company's annual financial statement and preparation of the Annual Report.
Many current accounts pay no interest at all in the low interest rate environment, and while they may appear to be "free", people pay in other ways, for example through overdraft fees or foregoing interest which they could have received from an account elsewhere.
34/2014 amending some provisions of the Commercial Agencies Law: Article (1) says that the amendments to the foregoing Commercial Agencies Law, issued by Royal Decree No.