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seer1

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːə
 
, sɪə
 
/

noun

1A person of supposed supernatural insight who sees visions of the future: a seer had foretold that the earl would assume the throne
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  • Traditionally, these areas would be the domain of the ‘witch doctor’ or seer, wizard, shaman, wise man/woman, whatever they may be called.
  • She represented herself as a seer and used fortune-telling techniques such as palmistry.
  • Believers have declared that this is a prophecy of the Great Fire of London, which is also said to have been foretold by Nostradamus and other seers.
Synonyms
1.1An expert who provides forecasts of the economic or political future: our seers have grown gloomier about prospects for growth
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  • While your disciples are journalists and blaspheming healers mine are seers and political strategists.
  • Looking back on his comments a little more than a year later, it is hard to give the former governor high marks as an economic seer.
2 [usually in combination] chiefly archaic A person who sees something specified: a seer of the future ghost-seers

Origin

Middle English: from see1 + -er1.

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seer2

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Pronunciation: /sɪə
 
/

noun

dated
(In South Asia) a varying unit of weight (about one kilogram) or liquid measure (about one litre).

Origin

from Hindi ser.

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