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prophecy

noun uk   /ˈprɒf.ə.si/ us    /ˈprɑː.fə-/
[C] a statement that says what is going to happen in the future, especially one that is based on what you believe about a particular matter rather than existing facts: The minister suggested that the dire prophecies of certain leading environmentalists were somewhat exaggerated. These doom and gloom prophecies are doing little to help the economy. [U] formal the ability to say what is going to happen in the future
Translations of “prophecy”
in Korean 예언…
in Arabic نُبوءة…
in French prophétie…
in Turkish kehanet, gaipten haber verme…
in Italian profezia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指基於主觀判斷的)預言, 預言的能力…
in Russian предсказание…
in Polish proroctwo, przepowiednia…
in Spanish profecía…
in Portuguese profecia…
in German die Prophezeiung…
in Catalan profecia…
in Japanese 予言, 預言…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指基于主观判断的)预言, 预言的能力…
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