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tr.v. fore·to·kened, fore·to·ken·ing, fore·to·kens
To indicate or give warning of beforehand; presage.
An advance sign; a warning.
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a sign of a future event
(tr) to foreshadow
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fore•to•ken(n. ˈfɔrˌtoʊ kən, ˈfoʊr-; v. fɔrˈtoʊ kən, foʊr-)
1. a sign of a future event; omen; forewarning.v.t.
2. to foreshadow.
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Past participle: foretokened
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|Noun||1.||foretoken - an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"|
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
war cloud - an ominous sign that war threatens
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