Definition of foredoom in English:


Line breaks: fore|doom
Pronunciation: /fɔːˈduːm


[with object]
Condemn beforehand to certain failure or destruction: the policy is foredoomed to failure
More example sentences
  • A car bomb was foredoomed to failure, since winding security roads had been set up outside the gate of the base, and the US military is ready for that sort of attack.
  • The state's intelligence mechanisms are constrained by a larger structural and ideological environment and by the inherent irrationality of a foreign policy which foredooms any effort to base action on informed insight to a chimera.
  • But to redefine fundamentals so endowment policies are now foredoomed to underperform equity markets is not in investors' interests and is arguably no business of the FSA.

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