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prophet

noun [C] uk   /ˈprɒf.ɪt/ us    /ˈprɑː.fɪt/
a person who is believed to have a special power that allows them to say what a god wishes to tell people, especially about things that will happen in the future: an Old Testament prophet Let us hear the words of the prophet Isaiah on the coming of the Prince of Peace. a person who supports a new system of beliefs and principles: Rousseau, that great prophet of the modern agethe Prophet Mohammed, the man who made Islam known to the world through the Koran
Translations of “prophet”
in Korean 선지자, 예언자…
in Arabic رَسول…
in Portuguese profeta…
in Catalan profeta…
in Japanese (神の言葉を伝える)預言者…
in Italian profeta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言家,先知, 宣揚者,宣導者…
in Russian пророк…
in Turkish peygamber…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言家,先知, 宣扬者,倡导者…
in Polish prorok/ini…
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