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premonition

Pronunciation: /ˌpriːməˈnɪʃən; ˈprem-/

Translation of premonition in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • premonición (feminine), presentimiento (masculine) she had a premonition tuvo una premonición or un presentimiento to have a premonition of sth/that … tener* el presentimiento de algo/de que …, presentir* algo/que …
    Example sentences
    • I had strong premonitions of doom, the unmistakable feeling I was walking into a trap.
    • The prince searches for her through the white night of St. Petersburg, his mind full of confusion, premonitions and anxiety, as on the eve of an attack.
    • A chill, in accordance with all the cliches about premonitions and fears, went up my spine. I got up on the counter.

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