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Forewarned is forearmed

Possible interpretation: If we know about a possible danger in advance, we have an important advantage.

Note: forewarn (verb) = tell someone in advance about a possible danger or problem | arm (verb) = supply or provide with weapons | fore- (combining form) = in advance | forearm (verb) = arm in advance

Quick Quiz:

The saying "forewarned is forearmed" is advice to
  1. be well armed
  2. be well informed
  3. ignore warnings

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