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noun
an inevitable conclusion or result.
a conclusion, opinion, or decision formed in advance of proper consideration of evidence, arguments, etc.
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Origin of foregone conclusion

First recorded in 1595–1605

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foregone conclusion

noun
an inevitable result or conclusion
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