Definition of foreshow in English:


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Pronunciation: /fɔːˈʃəʊ

verb (past participle foreshown /-ʃəʊn/)

[with object] archaic
  • Give warning or promise of; foretell: astrologers that future fates foreshow
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    • It not only foreshows the reality of our times but also depicts the reality as a seeming illusion.
    • Their extent and clarity are such that they unmistakably foreshow the divine character and mission of Christ.
    • The child playing with its toys foreshows future pleasant plans which will result in tranquility and satisfaction.

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