WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
fore•to•ken  (n. fôrtō′kən, fōr-;v. fôr tōkən, fōr-), 
  1. a sign of a future event;

  • to foreshadow.
  • Etymology:
    • Middle English fortokne, Old English foretācn. See fore-, token bef. 900

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    foretoken n /ˈfɔːˌtəʊkən/
    1. a sign of a future event
    vb /fɔːˈtəʊkən/
    1. (transitive) to foreshadow

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