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Adjective: foregoing  for'gow-ing
  1. Especially of writing or speech; going before
    "He told of his foregoing adventure"
Verb: forego (forewent,foregone,foregoes)  for'gow
  1. Be earlier in time; go back further
    "Stone tools forego bronze tools";
    - predate, precede, antecede, antedate
     
  2. Do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    "forego the old ideas";
    - waive, relinquish, forgo, foreswear, dispense with
     
  3. Lose (something) or lose the right to (something) by some error, offence, or crime
    - forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo

Sounds like: forg

See also: preceding

Type of: abandon

Encyclopedia: Forego