[noun fawr-toh-kuh n, fohr-; verb fawr-toh-kuh n, fohr-]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to foreshadow.

Origin of foretoken

before 900; Middle English fortokne, Old English foretācn. See fore-, token Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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