premonition Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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premonitionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌprem.əˈnɪʃ.ən/ /ˌpriː.mə-/
a ​feeling that something, ​especially something ​unpleasant, is going to ​happen: [+ that] He had a premonition that his ​plane would ​crash, so he took the ​train. She had a sudden premonition of what the ​future might ​bring.
(Definition of premonition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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premonitionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌprem·əˈnɪʃ·ən, ˌpri·mə-/
a ​feeling that something, esp. something ​unpleasant, is going to ​happen: a premonition of ​danger
(Definition of premonition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “premonition”
in Spanish premonición…
in Vietnamese điềm báo trước…
in Malaysian prarasa…
in Thai ความสังหรณ์ใจ…
in French pressentiment…
in German die Vorahnung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不祥的)预兆,预感…
in Turkish önsezi, kötü his, iç sıkıntısı…
in Russian предчувствие…
in Indonesian firasat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不祥的)預兆,預感…
in Polish przeczucie…
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