Meaning of “don't count your chickens before they're hatched” in the English Dictionary

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"don't count your chickens before they're hatched" in British English

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don't count your chickens before they're hatched

saying

said to emphasize that you cannot depend on something happening before it has happened

(Definition of “don't count your chickens before they're hatched” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)