Forwarn meaning

To prohibit; forbid; deny (right, access to, etc.).
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Origin of forwarn

  • From Middle English forwernen, from Old English forwærnan, forwoernan, forwiernan (“to hinder, prohibit, prevent, repel, refuse, repudiate, deny, withhold, oppose”), from Proto-Germanic *fra-, *fur-, *far- (“for-”) + Proto-Germanic *warnijaną (“to care, worry”), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (“to close, cover, protect, defend”), equivalent to for- +‎ warn (“to deny, refuse, forbid”).
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