premonish

[ pri-mon-ish ]
/ prɪˈmɒn ɪʃ /

verb (used with or without object)

to warn beforehand.

Origin of premonish

First recorded in 1520–30; pre- + (ad)monish

Related forms

un·pre·mon·ished, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for premonish

premonish

/ (prɪˈmɒnɪʃ) /

verb

(tr) rare to admonish beforehand; forewarn

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