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[fawr-tel, fohr-] /fɔrˈtɛl, foʊr-/

verb (used with object), foretold, foretelling.
to tell of beforehand; predict; prophesy.
verb -tells, -telling, -told
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to tell or indicate (an event, a result, etc) beforehand; predict

c.1300, from fore- + tell (v.). Related: Foretold; foretelling.


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