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forerun

fore·run

forerun

pronunciation:
for ruhn
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: foreran, forerun, forerunning, foreruns
definition 1: to go or come before or in front of; precede.
definition 2: to be the precursor of; foreshadow.
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The word forerun contains the following part:
fore- Old English root that means before, in time or position