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fawr goh ing

  • n  the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
  • v  do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  • v  be earlier in time; go back further
  • v  lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime

  • TYLER HANSBROUGH, University of North Carolina forward, on forgoing the NBA draft to help the Tar Heels vanquish Michigan State for the NCAA championship.
  • A November survey by the advocacy group Mental Health America found that we frequently deal with chronic stress by watching television, skipping exercise and forgoing healthy foods.
  • As the economy continues to flounder, many families are forgoing summer vacations in favor of staying at home.
News & Articles

  • Brewers Sign Devin Williams
    The Brewers have signed their top draft choice Devin Williams to a deal worth $1.35MM, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America (via Twitter). The bonus is above-slot as the recommended value for the 54th overall selection is just over $1.017MM, per Baseball America. Adam McCalvy of reports part of Williams' bonus includes compensation for forgoing a scholarship to the University of ...
    June 16, 2013 - MLB Trade Rumors
  • Nevada's McMinn Signs with Mets
    Wolf Pack pitcher Brent McMinn signed a contract with the New York Mets on Friday, forgoing his senior season at Nevada.
    June 14, 2013 - KOLO 8 Reno
  • Have a Debt Talk Before 'I Do'
    Ashley Matusz and Joe Fisher, both 24, talked about cutting $800 off the flower bill for their wedding reception and saving another $1,000 by forgoing flowers at the church.
    June 13, 2013 - The Lakeland Ledger

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in The Associated Press
    In requiring CLS — in common with all other student organizations — to choose between welcoming all students and forgoing the benefits of official recognition, we hold, Hastings did not transgress constitutional limitations,...
  • Joe Moglia in Forbes
    Forgoing a little bit of revenue opportunity for two months, I think, is a small, small, small price to pay for a successful overall integration for the entire deal,Moglia said.
  • Tom Coburn in
    When the federal government would actually save millions of dollars by forgoing the status quo and actually sending evacuees on a luxurious six-month cruise it is time to rethink how we are conducting oversight,said senators Tom Coburn and...

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