Translation of "foretaste" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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foretastenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈfɔː.teɪst/ us /ˈfɔːr.teɪst/

something that gives you an idea of what something else is like by allowing you to experience a small example of it before it happens

a foretaste of spring 春天的气息
The recent factory closures and job losses are just a foretaste of the recession that is to come. 最近的工厂倒闭和失业只是即将到来的经济衰退的预示。

(Translation of “foretaste” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)