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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Said, written, or encountered just before; previous: Refer to the foregoing figures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
  • v. Present participle of forego.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preceding; going before, in time or place or in a series; antecedent: as, a foregoing clause in a writing.
  • Synonyms See previous.
  • n. The act of preceding, going before, or leading the way.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. especially of writing or speech; going before

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