Definition of foregoing in English:

foregoing

Syllabification: fore·go·ing
Pronunciation: /fôrˈgōiNG
 
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formal

adjective

[attributive]
  • Just mentioned or stated; preceding: the foregoing discussion has juxtaposed management and owner control
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    • The foregoing analyses adopt a comparative notion of reasonableness as a basic or primitive notion.
    • The foregoing analysis of the historical and physical set-up of Kenya provides the background to the key challenges facing the country as it attempts to incorporate IT into its public school system.
    • The foregoing analysis confirms what the parents of college-age children have known for some time: The real cost of higher education has risen well in excess of the rate at which real incomes have risen.
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noun

(the foregoing) [treated as singular or plural] Back to top  
  • The things just mentioned or stated.
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    • As far as I can see, the foregoing constitutes the single most radical criticism of Islam available in the world.
    • Proceeding from the foregoing, one may single out three strategically stable states of interstate military-political relations.
    • People I have spoken to have found the foregoing hard to believe and communist policies have been mentioned more than once.

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