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adjective as in predestined

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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.


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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