Definition of “the foregoing” - English Dictionary

“the foregoing” in British English

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the foregoingnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈfɔː.ɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈfɔːr.ɡoʊ.ɪŋ/ formal

what has just been mentioned or described:

I can testify to the foregoing since I was actually present when it happened.
adjective [ before noun ] uk us

The foregoing account was written 50 years after the incident.

(Definition of “the foregoing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)