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English definition of “foreshadow”

foreshadow

verb [T]     /fɔːˈʃæd.əʊ/ US  /fɔːrˈʃæd.oʊ/ formal
to act as a warning or sign of a future event : The recent outbreak of violence was foreshadowed by isolated incidents in the city earlier this year .Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of foreshadow verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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