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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who predicts or foretells; one who prophesies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who predicts; a foreteller.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
  • noun a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events

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