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  1. presage

    • IPA[ˈprɛsɪdʒ]

    英式

    • v.
      be a sign or warning of (an imminent event, typically an unwelcome one);(of a person) predict
    • n.
      an omen or portent;a feeling of presentiment or foreboding
    • verb: presage, 3rd person present: presages, gerund or present participle: presaging, past tense: presaged, past participle: presaged

    • noun: presage, plural noun: presages

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. be a sign or warning of (an imminent event, typically an unwelcome one) the heavy clouds above the moorland presaged snow
    • (of a person) predict lands he could measure, terms and tides presage

    名詞

    • 1. an omen or portent the fever was a sombre presage of his final illness
    • a feeling of presentiment or foreboding he had a strong presage that he had only a very short time to live
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    • IPA[ˈpresij]

    美式

    • v.
      (of an event) be a sign or warning that (something, typically something bad) will happen: the outcome of the game presaged the coming year
    • n.
      a sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent: the fever was a somber presage of his final illness

    Oxford American Dictionary