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English definition of “herald”


verb [T]     /ˈher.əld/ formal
to be a sign that something important , and often good, is starting to happen , or to make something publicly known , especially by celebrating or praising it: The president's speech heralds a new era in foreign policy . This drug has been heralded as a major breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer .Predicting things and intuitionPreceding and introducing
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