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foretaste

[ noun fawr-teyst, fohr-; verb fawr-teyst, fohr- ]
/ noun ˈfɔrˌteɪst, ˈfoʊr-; verb fɔrˈteɪst, foʊr- /
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noun
a slight and partial experience, knowledge, or taste of something to come in the future; anticipation.
verb (used with object), fore·tast·ed, fore·tast·ing.
to have some advance experience or knowledge of (something to come).
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Origin of foretaste

First recorded in 1400–50, foretaste is from the late Middle English word fortaste.See fore-, taste
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British Dictionary definitions for foretaste

foretaste

noun (ˈfɔːˌteɪst)
an early but limited experience or awareness of something to come
verb (fɔːˈteɪst)
(tr) to have a foretaste of
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