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bode

verb [I or T] uk   /bəʊd/  us   /boʊd/ formal
to be a sign of something that will happen in the future, usually something very good or bad: These recently published figures bode ill/do not bode well for the company's future. The hurricane bodes disaster for those areas in its path.
Translations of “bode”
in Vietnamese báo trước…
in Spanish presagiar, prometer, prever…
in Thai เป็นลาง…
in Malaysian membawa petanda…
in French présager…
in German prophezeien…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預示, 預兆…
in Indonesian firasat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预示, 预兆…
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