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forgo

verb [T] ( present tense forgoes, present participle forgoing, past tense forwent  /fɔrˈwent, foʊr-/, past participle forgone  /fɔrˈɡɔn, foʊr-, -ˈɡɑn/) ( also forego)  /fɔrˈɡoʊ, foʊr-/ us  
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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