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fɔrˈwɔrn, foʊr-fore·warn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forewarn, previseverb

    warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning

    "I forewarned him of the trouble that would arise if he showed up at his ex-wife's house"


  1. forewarnverb

    To warn in advance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forewarnverb

    to warn beforehand; to give previous warning, admonition, information, or notice to; to caution in advance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forewarn

    fōr-wawrn′, v.t. to warn beforehand: to give previous notice.—n. Forewarn′ing, warning beforehand.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forewarn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forewarn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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