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forewarnverb [T]

uk   /fɔːˈwɔːn/  us   /fɔːrˈwɔːrn/
to ​tell someone that something ​unpleasant is going to ​happen: [+ (that)] The ​employees had been forewarned (that) the end-of-year ​financialresults would be ​poor.
(Definition of forewarn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “forewarn”
in Chinese (Simplified) 预先警告,事先告诫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預先警告,事先告誡…
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