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verb [transitive] foreshadow pronunciation in British English /fɔː(r)ˈʃædəʊ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyforeshadow
he/she/itforeshadows
present participleforeshadowing
past tenseforeshadowed
past participleforeshadowed
  1. if something foreshadows a future event, it shows or gives a warning that it will happen

    The storms and rains of that year foreshadowed a long period of unstable weather conditions.

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