Definition of Foretaste in English :

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Foretaste meaning in English

Meaning of Foretaste in English

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Foretaste pronunciation in English

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1. foretaste

an early limited awareness of something yet to occur

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noun (ˈfɔːˌteɪst )
an early but limited experience or awareness of something to come
verb (fɔːˈteɪst )
2. (transitive)
to have a foretaste of

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see synonyms of foretaste
a preliminary or first taste; slight experience of something to be enjoyed, endured, etc. in the future; anticipation
verb transitiveWord forms: foreˈtasted or foreˈtasting
2.  Rare
to taste beforehand; have a foretaste of

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see synonyms of foretaste
1. An advance token or warning.
2. A slight taste or sample in anticipation of something to come.
tr.v. (fôr-tāst, fôrtāst) fore·tast·ed, fore·tast·ing, fore·tastes
To have an anticipatory taste of.

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