[ noun fawr-toh-kuhn, fohr-; verb fawr-toh-kuhn, fohr- ]
/ noun ˈfɔrˌtoʊ kən, ˈfoʊr-; verb fɔrˈtoʊ kən, foʊr- /
a sign of a future event; omen; forewarning.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for foretoken
Small numbers are not a sign of weakness and do not foretoken defeat.The Bible Period by Period|Josiah Blake Tidwell
What are the literary tidings from modern Greece that seem to foretoken close at hand a signal renascence of Greek literature?The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
British Dictionary definitions for foretoken
a sign of a future event
(tr) to foreshadow
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