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oraclenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒr.ə.kəl/  us   /ˈɔːr.ə.kəl/
(​especially in ​ancient Greece) a ​femalepriest who gave ​peoplewise but often ​mysteriousadvice from a ​god, or the ​advice given
someone who ​knows a lot about a ​subject and can give good ​advice: Professor Ross is ​regarded as the oracle on ​eatingdisorders.
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