Forerunner

  • 1 Forerunner — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los Forerunner (Precursores) son una raza extraterrestre presente en el universo del juego Halo: Combat Evolved . Poco se sabe acerca de ellos, pero algunas cosas pueden deducirse de escenas del juego. Creadores de… …

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  • 2 Forerunner — may refer to: *Forerunner is a title of St. John the Baptist. *Forerunner (fisheries), a piece of cloth tied on a ship s log line some fathoms from the outboard end to mark the limit of drift line *Forerunner (album), by the Canadian band, The… …

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  • 3 forerunner — forerunner, precursor, harbinger, herald are comparable when they denote someone or something that comes before another person or thing and in some way indicates his or its future appearance. Forerunner may denote a messenger that goes before a… …

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  • 4 Forerunner — Fore*run ner, n. 1. A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever. [1913 Webster] Whither the forerunner in for us entered, even Jesus. Heb …

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  • 5 forerunner — (n.) c.1300, from FORE (Cf. fore) + RUNNER (Cf. runner). Middle English rendition of L. praecursor, in reference to John the Baptist as the forerunner of Christ. The Old English word was foreboda …

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  • 6 forerunner — [n1] messenger, herald advertiser, advocate, ancestor, announcer, author, envoy, forebearer, foregoer, harbinger, initiator, originator, pioneer, precursor, progenitor, prognostic, prototype; concepts 414,423 forerunner [n2] example, sign… …

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  • 7 forerunner — I noun ancestor, antecedent, antecessor, auspice, forebear, harbinger, herald, leader, messenger, omen, pioneer, portent, praenuntius, precedent, precursor, predecessor, preface, prefigurement, presage, progenitor, scout, sign, vanguard, warning… …

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  • 8 forerunner — ► NOUN 1) a precursor. 2) archaic an advance messenger …

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  • 9 forerunner — [fôr′run΄ər, fôr run′ər] n. [ME forerenner, after L praecursor] 1. a person sent before or going before to announce or prepare the way for another or for something to follow; herald 2. a sign that tells or warns of something to follow; prognostic …

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  • 10 Forerunner — Les Forerunners (signifiant Précurseurs en français) sont des créatures de l univers Halo. Cette civilisation constitue une des quatre « factions » principales de l univers. Brillants, les Forerunners édifièrent de nombreuses… …

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  • 11 forerunner — noun Date: 13th century 1. one that precedes and indicates the approach of another: as a. a premonitory sign or symptom b. a skier who runs the course before the start of a race 2. predecessor, ancestor Synonyms: forerunner, precursor, harbinger …

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  • 12 forerunner — UK [ˈfɔːˌrʌnə(r)] / US [ˈfɔrˌrʌnər] noun [countable] Word forms forerunner : singular forerunner plural forerunners 1) an institution, custom, or thing that existed before a newer but similar thing Mansholt served as Agricultural Commissioner of… …

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  • 13 forerunner — /fawr run euhr, fohr , fawr run euhr, fohr /, n. 1. predecessor; ancestor; forebear; precursor. 2. an omen, sign, or indication of something to follow; portent: The warm evenings were a forerunner of summer. 3. a person who goes or is sent in… …

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  • 14 forerunner — n. precursor a forerunner of, to * * * [ fɔːˌrʌnə] to [ precursor ] a forerunner of …

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  • 15 forerunner — fore|run|ner [ˈfo:ˌrʌnə US ər] n 1.) someone or something that existed before something similar that developed or came later forerunner of ▪ Babbage s engine was later seen as the forerunner of the modern computer. 2.) a sign or warning that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 forerunner — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)rʌnə(r)[/t]] forerunners N COUNT: oft N of n If you describe a person or thing as the forerunner of someone or something similar, you mean they existed before them and either influenced their development or were a sign of what was… …

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  • 17 forerunner — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early ▪ an early forerunner of the modern jet engine ▪ direct …

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  • 18 forerunner — A soldier who ran ahead of the main body of troops as a scout; often John the Baptist is so regarded, as is implied in Matt. 11:10, in that he preceded Jesus and prepared his way. But in Heb. 6:20 Jesus is himself called a forerunner, in that he… …

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  • 19 forerunner — fore|run|ner [ fɔr,rʌnər ] noun count 1. ) an institution, custom, or thing that existed before a newer but similar thing: PRECURSOR: forerunner of: Small country schools were forerunners of the modern public schools in most American towns. 2. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 forerunner — noun 1) archosaurs were the forerunners of dinosaurs Syn: predecessor, precursor, antecedent, ancestor, forebear; prototype Ant: descendant 2) a headache may be the forerunner of other complaints Syn …

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