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foretell

verb [T] uk   /fɔːˈtel/  us   /fɔːr-/ (foretold) literary
to say what is going to happen in the future: [+ question word] He was a 16th-century prophet who foretold how the world would end.
Translations of “foretell”
in Vietnamese nói trước, đoán trước…
in Spanish predecir, pronosticar…
in Thai ทำนาย…
in Malaysian meramalkan…
in French prédire…
in German die Vorhersage…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
in Russian предсказывать, предвещать…
in Turkish önceden bilebilmek/görmek, tahminde bulunabilmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言…
in Polish przepowiadać…
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