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English definition of “foray”

foray

noun [C]    /ˈfɔr·eɪ, ˈfoʊr-/
a brief attempt at or involvement in an activity outside a person’s or organization’s usual range of activities: The opera company has made curious forays into contemporary music in recent seasons. A foray is also a sudden and quick attack by a group of soldiers on an enemy area.
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