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verb as in do without

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Hoyer, in a statement to the Blade, said he made the decision to forego regular order in the current Congress because the legislation demands immediate attention.

While all of Group Nine’s sites lost staffers — the company laid off 7% of its staff in April amid a whole host of other cost-cutting measures, including CEO Ben Lerer foregoing any pay for six months — the cuts were felt most by Thrillist.

From Digiday

As his department began rolling out the vaccine, he had heard skeptics were foregoing the protection.

For some, it’s a strategy to accelerate its ARR by covering part of that expense by foregoing, say, an implementation fee for a higher annual subscription amount.

The country is perhaps the best poised to forego cash, too, as roughly 60% of the world’s mobile payment users are in China.

From Fortune

I was almost ready to forego probably the biggest movie of next year.

The band has to forego plane travel, personal assistants, and expensive hotels.

However, U.S. sanctions on Iran have led to pressure on Pakistan to forego cooperation with that country.

We would begin our trip by having POTUS forego Air Force One to join me at customs in Ben Gurion airport.

In a one-state outcome, both sides would have to forego dreams of exclusivist nationalism.

I could never forego them, or forego the expense they involved, for the sake of future distant advantages.

As to coyne and livery, he would forego them for six months, pending the decision of his cause.

We have seen you forego a blood feud and do well to the innocent man whom our faith would have bidden you slay, and it is good.

Let her forget herself and her own little woes, in the effort to fill his life with all that he had been forced to forego.

If I forego possible satisfactions of any kind, those whom I permit to enjoy them should recompense me.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forego, such as: eschew, forfeit, forsake, refrain, relinquish, and renounce.

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