A sample or suggestion of something that lies ahead: the freezing rain was a foretaste of winter
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- The Sars virus alert in 2003 gave a foretaste of what could happen.
- As Lorraine recalls, the couple had an early foretaste of what lay ahead as they flew into Havana, the Cuban capital.
- The catastrophe [of these] seabirds is just a foretaste of what lies ahead.