If you say `Forewarned is forearmed', you are saying that if you know about a problem or situation in advance, you will be able to deal with it when you need to.

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  • forearmed — adjective (in combination) Having some specific type of forearm …   Wiktionary

  • forearmed — Synonyms and related words: agape, agog, all agog, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, awaiting, certain, confident, eager, expectant, expecting, forestalling, forewarned, gaping, hopeful, in anticipation, in expectation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • forewarned is forearmed —    This expression means that if you know something is going to happen, you can be prepared for it.     The Chairman is going to attend the meeting tomorrow. Your presentation had better be good. Forewarned is forearmed! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Forewarned is forearmed. — something that you say which means that if you know about something before it happens, you can be prepared for it. Apparently Simon has some criticisms of my book. Still, forewarned is forearmed …   New idioms dictionary

  • forewarned is forearmed — paying attention to a warning allows you to prepare for trouble. Viruses can ruin any computer and antiviral programs give protection forewarned is forearmed! …   New idioms dictionary

  • forewarned is forearmed — If you have been warned about something to happen, you will be at an advantage …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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