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English definition of “(only) time will/can tell”

(only) time will/can tell

used to say that the truth or a result will only be known in the future after events have happened: Only time will tell whether we made the right decision.In the future and soon
(Definition of (only) time will/can tell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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