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crystal ball

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a transparent glass ball used by someone who says they can discover what will happen to you in the future by looking into it: Looking into the crystal ball, it's safe to say that interest rates will rise next year.Predicting things and intuitionThe supernatural - general words
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