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forgo

verb [T]
 
 
/fɔːˈɡəʊ/ ( present participle forgoing, past tense forwent, past participle forgone) formal
to decide not to have or do something, although you want to have it or do it: She had to forgo her early ambition to be a writer.Stop having or doing something
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