Meaning of “foregone conclusion” in the English Dictionary


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foregone conclusionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌfɔrˈɡɔn kənˈklu·ʒən, ˌfoʊr-, -ˈɡɑn-/

a result that is obvious before it happens:

Democrats so outnumber Republicans here that if you are nominated as a Democrat, it’s a foregone conclusion you will be elected.

(Definition of “foregone conclusion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)