foregone conclusion definition

  • noun:
    • an-end or an effect considered to be unavoidable: The victory had been a foregone conclusion. See Usage Note at foregone.
    • A conclusion created before argument or consideration.
    • A predictable or inevitable summary, or one made without any consideration.
    • An inevitable outcome; a certain result; a certainty.
    • an inevitable ending
    • a thing that is definite
    • an-end or a result thought to be inescapable: The success ended up being a foregone summary. See Usage Note at foregone.
    • a summary created in advance of argument or consideration.
    • A predictable or inescapable summary, or one made without having any consideration.
    • An inevitable outcome; a certain result; a certainty.
    • an inevitable ending
    • something that is certain
  • verb-transitive:
    • a conclusion that has preceded debate or examination; a predetermined conclusion.
    • a conclusion which includes preceded argument or assessment; a predetermined conclusion.

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