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[fawr-ruhn, fohr-] /fɔrˈrʌn, foʊr-/

verb (used with object), foreran, forerun, forerunning.
to run in front of; come before; precede.
to be the precursor or harbinger of; prefigure.
to anticipate or foretell.
to forestall.
to outrun or outstrip.
verb (transitive) -runs, -running, -ran, -run
to serve as a herald for
to go before; precede
to prevent or forestall


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