[verb fawr-doom, fohr-; noun fawr-doom, fohr-]
verb (used with object)
to doom beforehand; destine.
Archaic. a doom ordained beforehand; destiny.
- forefathers' day,
Origin of foredoom
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Of course the girl's anticipations of "God's country" were too glowing not to foredoom her to disappointment.Why Joan?|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
(tr) to doom or condemn beforehand
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