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  • n. Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who predicts; a foreteller.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

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