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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.People who make predictions a person who supports a new system of beliefs and principles: Rousseau, that great prophet of the modern ageSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers the Prophet Mohammed, the man who made Islam known to the world through the KoranIslam
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