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premonition

noun [C]  us   /ˌprem·əˈnɪʃ·ən, ˌpri·mə-/
a feeling that something, esp. something unpleasant, is going to happen: a premonition of danger
Translations of “premonition”
in Vietnamese điềm báo trước…
in Spanish premonición…
in Thai ความสังหรณ์ใจ…
in Malaysian prarasa…
in French pressentiment…
in German die Vorahnung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不祥的)預兆,預感…
in Indonesian firasat…
in Russian предчувствие…
in Turkish önsezi, kötü his, iç sıkıntısı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不祥的)预兆,预感…
in Polish przeczucie…
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