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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 ​actuallypresent when it ​happened.
foregoing
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
The foregoing ​account was written 50 ​years after the ​incident.
(Definition of the foregoing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the foregoing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 前面所提到的事物, 以上所述…
in Chinese (Traditional) 前面所提到的事物, 以上所述…
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