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Spanish translation of “foretell”

foretell

verb /foːˈtel/ (past tense, past participle foretold /-ˈtould/)
to tell (about something) before it has happened
predecir, pronosticar
Astrologers claim to be able to foretell the future from the stars.
(Definition of foretell from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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