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bellwether

noun [C] uk   /ˈbelˌwe.ðər/  us   /-ðɚ/
someone or something that shows how a situation will develop or change: The report is viewed as a bellwether for economic trends.
Translations of “bellwether”
in Chinese (Traditional) 前導, 領頭者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 前导, 领头者…
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