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by·gone

 (bī′gôn′, -gŏn′)
adj.
Gone by; past: bygone days.
n.
One, especially a grievance, that is past: Let bygones be bygones.

bygone

(ˈbaɪˌɡɒn)
adj
(usually prenominal) past; former
n
1. (often plural) a past occurrence
2. (Antiques) (often plural) an artefact, implement, etc, of former domestic or industrial use, now often collected for interest
3. let bygones be bygones to agree to forget past quarrels

by•gone

(ˈbaɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn)

adj.
1. earlier; former; past: bygone days.
n.
2. Usu., bygones. previous times or experiences.
Idioms:
let bygones be bygones, to disregard past disagreements; reconcile.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (north) by-gane; see gone, by1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bygone - past events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones"
past, past times, yesteryear - the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"
Adj.1.bygone - 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past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

bygone

bygone

adjective
Translations
dávnýminulý
entinenmennyt

bygone

[ˈbaɪgɒn]
A. ADJ [days, times] → pasado
B. N to let bygones be bygonesolvidar el pasado
let bygones be bygoneslo pasado, pasado está

bygone

[ˈbaɪgɒn]
adj [age] → passé(e)
n
let bygones be bygones → passons l'éponge, oublions le passé

bygone

adjlängst vergangen; in bygone daysin früheren Zeiten
n to let bygones be bygonesdie Vergangenheit ruhen lassen

bygone

[ˈbaɪˌgɒn]
1. adjpassato/a
in bygone days → una volta
2. n let bygones be bygonesmettiamoci una pietra sopra
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