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premonish

[ pri-mon-ish ]
/ prɪˈmɒn ɪʃ /
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verb (used with or without object)
to warn beforehand.
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Origin of premonish

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

OTHER WORDS FROM premonish

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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