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forebearnoun [C usually pl]

(also forbear)  us   /ˈfɔr·beər, ˈfoʊr-/
an ancestor
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forebearnoun [C usually plural]

(also forbear) uk   /ˈfɔː.beər/  us   /ˈfɔːr.ber/ formal
a ​relative who ​lived in the past
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in Chinese (Simplified) 祖先,祖宗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 祖先,祖宗…
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