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Definition of foreshadow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

foreshadow

 verb
verb
NAmE//fɔrˈʃædoʊ//
 
foreshadow something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they foreshadow
 
he / she / it foreshadows
 
past simple foreshadowed
 
-ing form foreshadowing
 
 
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to be a sign of something that will happen in the future His sudden death had been foreshadowed by earlier health scares.
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