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verb forge pronunciation in American English /fɔrdʒ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyforge
he/she/itforges
present participleforging
past tenseforged
past participleforged
  1. 1
    [transitive] to develop a successful relationship, especially in business or politics, with another country, organization, or person
    The company wanted to forge alliances with other motor manufacturers.
    forge links: During the 1970s, the U.S. forged trade links with China.
    1. a.
      to work hard to achieve something
      She forged a new career as a poet and songwriter.
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  2. 2
    [transitive] to illegally copy documents, paper money, or works of art with the intention of cheating people
    Someone forged my signature.
    The police are searching for stolen goods, forged passports, and drugs.
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  3. 4
    [intransitive] to keep moving forward, with a lot of difficulty
    forge on/through: Napoleon’s soldiers forged through the snow.

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