how to pronounce portent

pɔːɹtɛnt

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meanings of portent

noun:

  1. Something regarded as portentous; a marvel; prodigy.
  2. A portending; significance.
  3. Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.