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Spanish translation of “prophecy”

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.
(Definition of prophecy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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