divination

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From Old French divination, from Latin divinatio

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divination (countable and uncountable, plural divinations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events.
  2. The apparent art of discovering secrets or the future by preternatural means.
  3. (countable) An indication of what is to come in the future or what is secret; a prediction.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

divination f (plural divinations)

  1. divination

Middle French[edit]

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divination f (plural divinations)

  1. divination (act of divining)

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