Definition of foretell in English:

foretell

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Pronunciation: /fɔːˈtɛl
 
/

verb (past and past participle foretold /-ˈtəʊld/)

[with object]

Derivatives

foreteller

noun
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  • For example, for a fateful moment, such as the dispatch of a large shipment by sea, some exporters would require the advice of experts and outsiders, the counsel of foretellers, and the help of the Virgin Mary.
  • We are in the best prophetic traditions, not foretellers, but forthtellers: we would like to say what ought to be, and we speak in the name of tradition in this way.
  • Someone has to become the foreteller of the future, and they start leading people toward it.

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