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prophet

Pronunciation: /ˈprɑːfət; ˈprɒfɪt/

Translation of prophet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • profeta, (masculine, feminine) the prophets of doom los catastrofistas or agoreros
    Example sentences
    • This is what the prophets of doom have been waiting for.
    • There are still those who refuse to believe the prophets of doom.
    • World crude oil prices have not risen with ‘free market’ supply and demand, confounding all the prophets of doom or boom.

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In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.