Definition of 'forebear'
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We are much closer to our Victorian forebears than we might imagine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But our Victorian forebears would have risen to the challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He's qualified to pronounce on such matters because he has spent more than a decade researching what our distant forebears used to survive on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One thing sets base jumpers apart from their Victorian forebears: they do not need an audience. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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