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It was not a foregone conclusion that her jump from network prime time to the platform that has become the vanguard of the streaming revolution would prove so remarkably successful.

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So it’s not a foregone conclusion that states like Georgia, which has received national attention for pushing stringent and anti-democratic voter laws, will actually see lower turnout — at least probably not as a result of the restrictions.

Still, not a single one of these projections is a foregone conclusion.

As one of the PlayStation’s most recognizable characters, his inclusion seemed a foregone conclusion.

In style and rhetoric, McAuliffe sought to convey to voters the impression that his nomination is a foregone conclusion — even down to a stately office backdrop on screen that was centered by a large sectional couch.

To be sure, Republican rule of the Senate is not a foregone conclusion.

Indeed, to members of the Yes campaign in the final days, victory was a foregone conclusion.

As Egyptians go to the polls, the election of a new strongman is a foregone conclusion.

In his home state, Brian Sandoval is a foregone lock to be reelected governor.

Usually the Best Picture winner is a foregone conclusion by this point—did anyone really think The Artist or Argo would lose?

He must have seen, long before November 1292, that an adverse decision was a foregone conclusion.

It seems to be a foregone conclusion that I shall never hear a good performance of one of my operas.

Finally, a foregone conclusion against her had stolen into Theodore's mind, and this she could not conquer.

General opinion in financial circles leans to idea that new policy is foregone failure.

Unless they were captured, it was a foregone conclusion that Trymore and Pringle would try to reach the car.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foregone, such as: destined, certain, inescapable, inevitable, and predictable.

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