Meaning of “forbear” in the English Dictionary

"forbear" in British English

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forbearverb [ I ]

uk /fɔːˈbeər/ us /fɔːrˈber/ forbore, forborne formal

forbearnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈfɔː.beər/ us /ˈfɔːr.ber/

a forebear

(Definition of “forbear” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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