Definition of Foretelling in English :

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Foretelling meaning in English

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Foretelling pronunciation in English

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1. forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication

a statement made about the future

2. divination, foretelling, fortune telling, soothsaying

the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means

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see synonyms of foretelling
verb -tells, -telling or -told
(tr; may take a clause as object)
to tell or indicate (an event, a result, etc) beforehand; predict

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verb transitiveWord forms: foreˈtold or foreˈtelling
to tell, announce, or indicate beforehand; prophesy; predict

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tr.v. fore·told (-tōld), fore·tell·ing, fore·tells
To tell of or indicate beforehand; predict.

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