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Forgo Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • refrain from consuming; "You will have to forgo alcohol"
  • lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
  • do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Forgo'

  • Forgo Sourhai: Forgo Sourhai is a small town and seat of the Commune of Sony Aliber in the Cercle of Gao in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali ...

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'Forgo' example sentence in quotations

* Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. - Benjamin Disraeli

* I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. - Galileo Galilei

* Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo. - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Forgo Sample Sentences in News

  • Canadiens forgo captain, choose four alternates
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  • Asia May Have to Forgo Growth to Deal With US Rate Hike: Chatib Basri
    Asia's developing economies may have to forgo some growth in 2015 and focus on keeping their economies stable amid the likely fallout from higher US interest rates, Indonesia's Finance Minister Chatib Basri has said. Read more on this news related to 'Forgo'
  • Volokh Conspiracy: They forced me not to eat meat — by deciding not to serve me meat
    Some schools, an article claims, are "choosing to force kids to forgo meat and poultry." Really? Read more on this news related to 'Forgo'

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