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1. An end or a result regarded as inevitable: The victory was a foregone conclusion. See Usage Note at foregone.
2. A conclusion formed in advance of argument or consideration.
an inevitable result or conclusion
1. an inevitable conclusion or result.
2. a conclusion formed in advance of proper consideration of evidence, arguments, etc.
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|Noun||1.||foregone conclusion - an inevitable ending|
|2.||foregone conclusion - something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
cert - an absolute certainty; "it's a dead cert"
surety - something clearly established
indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionableness - the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
moral certainty - certainty based on an inner conviction; "she believed in the importance of moral absolutes and moral certainty"; "the prosecutor had a moral certainty that the prisoner was guilty"
predictability - the quality of being predictable
slam dunk - something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion; "predicting his success was a slam dunk"