Definition of “forgo” - Learner’s Dictionary

forgo

verb [ T ] uk us /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.

(Definition of “forgo” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)