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foreknow

[fawr-noh, fohr-] /fɔrˈnoʊ, foʊr-/
verb (used with object), foreknew, foreknown, foreknowing.
1.
to know beforehand.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English foreknowen. See fore-, know
Related forms
foreknowable, adjective
foreknower, noun
foreknowingly, adverb
unforeknowable, adjective
unforeknown, adjective
Synonyms
foresee, divine, discern, anticipate.
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British Dictionary definitions for foreknew

foreknow

/fɔːˈnəʊ/
verb -knows, -knowing, -knew, -known
1.
(transitive) to know in advance
Derived Forms
foreknowable, adjective
foreknowledge, noun
foreknowingly, adverb
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