prophesy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"prophesy" in British English

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prophesyverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈprɒf.ə.saɪ/  us   /ˈprɑː.fə-/
to say that you ​believe something will ​happen in the ​future: Few could have prophesied this ​war. [+ that] He prophesied that the ​presentgovernment would only ​stay four ​years in ​office. [+ question word] I wouldn't like to prophesy what will ​happen to that ​marriage!
(Definition of prophesy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prophesyverb [T]

 us   /ˈprɑf·əˌsɑɪ/
to say what will ​happen in the ​future: He prophesied a ​Democraticdefeat in the next ​election.
(Definition of prophesy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prophesy”
in Arabic يَتنَبّأ…
in Korean 예언하다…
in Portuguese profetizar…
in Catalan profetitzar…
in Japanese (~を)予言する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言…
in Italian profetizzare…
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