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Synonyms for forerunner

one that precedes, as in time

a phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

one that indicates or announces someone or something to come

Synonyms for forerunner

a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

anything that precedes something similar in time

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Halo 4 introduces us to the Prometheans and the Forerunners as the primary nemesis.
So, did Cardiff ever have a steel band, what was it called, and was it the forerunner of the Caribbean All Stars?
A BID has now been made for the Tees Valley to be a City Region Forerunner in a new Government scheme aimed at driving forward redevelopment and regeneration.
A VIGILANTE group, the forerunners of the police force, formed more than 300 years ago to protect people and farmers in the Tanworth-in-Arden area, is preparing for its big event of the year.
Hildegard of Bingen and Eleanor of Aquitaine shine as forerunners of feminism.
The Neandertal sequences exhibit chemical arrangements not observed in people, supporting the theory that Neandertals produced no or few offspring with our ancient forerunners, they say.
Forerunners of modern financial economics; a random walk in the history of economic thought.
An active pedagogue, Gordon is well known as chair of keyboard studies at the University of Southern California and is co-author along with Marienne Uszler of The Well-Tempered Keyboard Teacher and creator of A History of Keyboard Literature: Music for the Piano and Its Forerunners. In the present lecture (offered apparently from memory and preceded and followed by short memorized piano performances), he tackles the topic of memorizing through five subdivisions--motor memory, visual memory, aural memory, analytical memory, spatial memory--and concludes with some useful memory exercises.
But while his historical forerunners challenged illusionistic painting with the two-dimensional materiality of newspaper and the like, Hirsig welcomes the spatial illusions of the album covers, if only to a point.
The Forerunners from Garmin[R] International are training aids that provide users with an accurate indication of speed/pace, distance, and time elapsed during exercise.
Essentially, the CSVs are based on those forerunners and given new tops (although the vehicles are a bit longer than their predecessors: 204 in.
That's a powerful legacy that even the notoriously anti-hippie punks of the '70s--themselves a case study in anxiety-inducing self-fashioning would have to grant their flower-wielding forerunners.
As forerunners of third-wave American folk music, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers now bear many battle scars from their runins with pop culture in the 20 year's they've been performing.
Additionally, Amiri Baraka and Ntozake Shange, forerunners of contemporary drama, offer the brief and brilliant "Bopera Theory" and "Porque Tu No M'entrende?: Whatcha Mean You Can't Understand Me?" respectively.
661, the last sentence should read as follows: "It is possible that some or all of the isolates from our cases are potential precursors of truly heteroresistant isolates (hetero-VISA), which may in turn be forerunners of VISA (6,18,32)." In the final paragraph, pp.