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English definition of “omen”

omen

noun [C] uk   /ˈəʊ.mən/ us    /ˈoʊ-/
something that is considered to be a sign of how a future event will take place: England's victory over France is a good omen for next week's match against Germany. a bad omen Many people believe that a broken mirror is an omen of bad luck.Predicting things and intuition
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