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fortune teller

noun [C]  /ˈfɔr·tʃən ˌtel·ər/ us  
a person who tells you what that person thinks will happen to you in the future
Translations of “fortune teller”
in Korean 점쟁이…
in Arabic عَرّاف…
in Portuguese cartomante…
in Catalan endeví, -ina…
in Japanese 占い師…
in Italian indovino, -a, chiromante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 算命的人,算命者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 算命的人,算命者…
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