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  • v. Past participle of forgo

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Past participle of forgo.


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  • The current deduction costs nearly $80 billion a year in forgone federal revenues.


  • Experts also warn against making interest-free loans, which can prompt tax snarls such as the IRS calling the forgone interest a taxable gift.

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  • That popular vote which will be thrown about as a ringing endorsement in the weeks ahead has mainly been propped up by voters in what you can comfortably call forgone conclusion states.

    "He's the American Neil Kinnock."

  • She has responsibilities as Miss California USA that she has now basically kind of forgone, and has aligned herself with an organization that has -- it's already a heated and polarizing issue.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2009

  • A more accurate transliteration of Marshallese might have forgone the b for a p, or spelled the word as the Marshallese do: Pikinni.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Has anyone ever forgone a hard copy that they really needed for environmental considerations?

    Michael Kaye: What Do Being Sustainable and Being Faithful to Your Spouse Have in Common?

  • Further, the city of Chicago is putting in about $20 million in a subsidy that comes from forgone future taxes on the site.

    Academics of Real Estate

  • And, knowing that that Raven could never fly, he shared the idea with readers in 1993 to encourage them to consider forgone possibilities.

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  • Which is perhaps why, in the wake of his comments about Hitler at this year's Cannes film festival, he's forgone the usual Hollywood catastrophe route of "taking some time out" and has instead jumped straight on the PR trail for new movie Melancholia.

    Lars von Trier is not a Nazi, he's just a naughty self-publicist

  • What's as stake is not just a couple hundred million forgone taxable dollars a year by the U.S. Customs Service but rather the health and safety of the American people.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Tons of Unrecognizable Honey


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