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Meaning of “foretell” - Learner’s Dictionary

foretell

verb [T]     /fɔːˈtel/ ( past tense and past participle foretold) formal
to say what is going to happen in the futurePredicting things and intuition
Translations of “foretell”
in Spanish predecir, pronosticar…
in Vietnamese nói trước, đoán trước…
in Thai ทำนาย…
in Malaysian meramalkan…
in French prédire…
in German die Vorhersage…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言…
in Turkish önceden bilebilmek/görmek, tahminde bulunabilmek…
in Russian предсказывать, предвещать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言…
in Polish przepowiadać…
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