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English definition of “signpost”

signpost

verb [T] (SHOW FUTURE)    /ˈsaɪn.pəʊst/ US  /-poʊst/
to show clearly how something is going to develop: The early chapters of the book signpost what is going to happen further on.Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of signpost verb (SHOW FUTURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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