Presage


Presage [ n. PRES-ij; v. PRES-ij, pri-SEYJ ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) an omen, prediction or intuition
2. (tr. v.) to predict, warn or foretell
3. (intr. v.) to have a premonition or to foretell
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Hearing the presage sent chills down everyone's spines.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Our members also have wider concerns that the new council will presage further cuts in funding for physical sciences and the early haemorrhage of key staff from the research councils concerned.

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