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vaticination

[ vuh-tis-uh-ney-shuh n, vat-uh-suh- ]
/ vəˌtɪs əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌvæt ə sə- /
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noun

an act of prophesying.
a prophesy.

RELATED WORDS

prognosis, revelation, augury, forecast, divination, cast, prognostication, vision, oracle, apocalypse, presage, soothsaying, prevision

Nearby words

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Origin of vaticination

First recorded in 1595–1605, vaticination is from the Latin word vāticinātiōn- (stem of vaticinātiō). See vaticinate, -ion
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