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foretoken

[ noun fawr-toh-kuhn, fohr-; verb fawr-toh-kuhn, fohr- ]
/ noun ˈfɔrˌtoʊ kən, ˈfoʊr-; verb fɔrˈtoʊ kən, foʊr- /
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noun
a sign of a future event; omen; forewarning.
verb (used with object)
to foreshadow.
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Origin of foretoken

before 900; Middle English fortokne,Old English foretācn.See fore-, token
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foretoken

noun (ˈfɔːˌtəʊkən)
a sign of a future event
verb (fɔːˈtəʊkən)
(tr) to foreshadow
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