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Spanish translation of “prophecy”

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prophecy

noun /ˈprofəsi/ ( plural prophecies)
the power of foretelling the future.
profecía
something that is foretold
profecía
He made many prophecies about the future.
prophesy /-sai/ verb ( past tense, past participle prophesied) to foretell
profetizar
He prophesied (that there would be) another war.
prophet /-fit/ noun ( feminine prophetess) a person who (believes that he) is able to foretell the future.
profeta; profetisa
a person who tells people what God wants, intends etc
profeta; profetisa
the prophet Isaiah.
prophetic /-ˈfe-/ adjective
profético
prophetically adverb
proféticamente
prophecy is a noun: Her prophecy (not prophesy) came true. prophesy is a verb: to prophesy (not prophecy) the future.
Translations of “prophecy”
in Korean 예언…
in Arabic نُبوءة…
in French prophétie…
in Italian profezia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指基於主觀判斷的)預言, 預言的能力…
in Russian предсказание…
in Turkish kehanet, gaipten haber verme…
in Polish proroctwo, przepowiednia…
in Portuguese profecia…
in German die Prophezeiung…
in Catalan profecia…
in Japanese 予言, 預言…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指基于主观判断的)预言, 预言的能力…
(Definition of prophecy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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