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verb [T] uk   /priːˈfɪɡ.ər/ us    /-jɚ/ formal
to show or suggest that something will happen in the future: His paintings prefigure the development of perspective in Renaissance art.
Translations of “prefigure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 預示, 預想,預見…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预示, 预想,预见…
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