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English definition of “presage”

presage

verb [T]     /ˈpres.ɪdʒ/ /prɪˈseɪdʒ/ formal
to show or suggest that something, often something unpleasant, will happen: But still the economy is not showing signs of any of the excesses that normally presage a recession.Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of presage verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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