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Definition of prophesy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

prophesy

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈprɑfəˌsaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prophesy
 
he / she / it prophesies
 
past simple prophesied
 
-ing form prophesying
 
 
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to say what will happen in the future (done in the past using religious or magic powers) prophesy something to prophesy war The event was prophesied in the Old Testament. prophesy that… She prophesied that she would win a gold medal. + speech “It will end in disaster,” he prophesied.
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