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pres•age



Pronunciation: (
n.pres'ij;
v.pres'ij, pri-sāj'),
[key]
n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.


n.
1. a presentiment or foreboding.
2. something that portends or foreshadows a future event; an omen, prognostic, or warning indication.
3. prophetic significance; augury.
4. foresight; prescience.
5. Archaic.a forecast or prediction.

v.t.
1. to have a presentiment of.
2. to portend, foreshow, or foreshadow: The incidents may presage war.
3. to forecast; predict.

v.i.
1. to make a prediction.
2. Archaic.to have a presentiment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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