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forgoverb [T]

present participle forgoing, past tense forwent, past participle forgone also forego uk   /fɔːˈɡəʊ/ us   /fɔːrˈɡoʊ/ formal
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forgoverb [T]

present tense forgoes, present participle forgoing, past tense forwent /fɔrˈwent, foʊr-/ , past participle forgone /fɔrˈɡɔn, foʊr-, -ˈɡɑn/ also forego us   /fɔrˈɡoʊ, foʊr-/
to give up or do without: She decided to forgo flowers at the funeral and asked people to send money to a charity instead.
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