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Definition of "forbears" []

  • Plural form of forbear. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of forbear. (verb)

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Use "forbears" in a sentence
  • "What genuinely seems to set us apart from many of our forbears is the likelihood that we will remain mobile and vigorous well into our elder years, an advantage we can turn to constructive public purpose if we wish."
  • "All his life long he was the singer of a parish -- the last of a long line of "forbears" who had used the"
  • "Glenlivet and her daughters received the intelligence that the only son of the house was about to bring an English bride to the grey old Scotch mansion where so many generations of his "forbears" had lived and died."
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