Video: pronunciation of 'forerunner'
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， forerunner 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: forerunner NOUN
If you describe a person or thing as the forerunner of someone or something similar, you mean they existed before them and were a sign of what was going to happen.
...a machine which, in some respects, was the forerunner of the modern helicopter.
forerunner 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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