From Middle English forechosen, from Old English foreċēosan (“to choose in preference”), equivalent to fore- + choose. More at fore-, choose.
forechoose (third-person singular simple present forechooses, present participle forechoosing, simple past forechose, past participle forechosen)
- (transitive) To prefer; choose in preference.
- (transitive) To choose ahead of time; preelect; preselect.