Definition of divination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdɪvɪˈneɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪvɪˈneɪʃn//
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the act of finding out and saying what will happen in the future Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin divinatio(n-), from divinare ‘predict’, from divinus, from divus ‘godlike’ (related to deus ‘god’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: divination