forechoose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forechosen, from Old English foreċēosan (to choose in preference), equivalent to fore- +‎ choose. More at fore-, choose.

Verb[edit]

forechoose (third-person singular simple present forechooses, present participle forechoosing, simple past forechose, past participle forechosen)

  1. (transitive) To prefer; choose in preference.
  2. (transitive) To choose ahead of time; preelect; preselect.