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prophecy

noun     /ˈprɒf.ə.si/ US  /ˈprɑː.fə-/
[C] a statement that says what is going to happen in the future , especially one that is based on what you believe about a particular matter rather than existing facts : The minister suggested that the dire prophecies of certain leading environmentalists were somewhat exaggerated . These doom and gloom prophecies are doing little to help the economy .Predicting things and intuitionExtrasensory perception and telepathy [U] formal the ability to say what is going to happen in the future Predicting things and intuition
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