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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.
Translations of “crystal ball”
in Chinese (Traditional) (可預言未來的)水晶球…
in Russian магический кристалл, хрустальный шар…
in Turkish kristal küre…
in Chinese (Simplified) (可预言未来的)水晶球…
in Polish szklana kula…
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