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tr.v. fore·warned, fore·warn·ing, fore·warns
To warn in advance.
1. to warn beforehand
2. forewarned is forearmed if one says 'Forewarned is forearmed', one is saying that if one knows about a problem or situation in advance, one will be able to deal with it when one needs to
to warn in advance; alert.
Past participle: forewarned
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|Verb||1.||forewarn - warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning; "I forewarned him of the trouble that would arise if he showed up at his ex-wife's house"|
warn - notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"