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English definition of “foretell”

foretell

verb [T]     /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.Predicting things and intuition
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