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foregoing

[ fawr-goh-ing, fohr- ]
/ fɔrˈgoʊ ɪŋ, foʊr- /
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adjective
previously stated, written, or occurring; preceding: The foregoing paragraph presents the problem.
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Origin of foregoing

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at forego1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for foregoing

foregoing
/ (fɔːˈɡəʊɪŋ) /

adjective
(prenominal) (esp of writing or speech) going before; preceding
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