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

  • transitive v. To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To shadow or typi�y beforehand; to prefigure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To shadow, indicate, or typify beforehand.
  • n. An antetype; an indication or prefiguration of something to come.

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

  • v. indicate by signs


From fore- +‎ shadow. (Wiktionary)



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