forewarning

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From forewarn +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

forewarning

  1. present participle of forewarn

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English forwarning, equivalent to forewarn +‎ -ing. Cognate with German Vorwarnung (forewarning), Swedish förvarning (forewarning).

Noun[edit]

forewarning (plural forewarnings)

  1. An advance warning; an omen.

Synonyms[edit]