Definition of prophecy in English:

prophecy

Syllabification: proph·e·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈpräfəsē
 
/

noun (plural prophecies)

Origin

Middle English: from Old French profecie, via late Latin from Greek prophēteia, from prophētēs (see prophet).

Usage

To avoid a common usage mistake, note the spelling and pronunciation differences between prophecy (the noun) and prophesy (the verb).

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