how to pronounce foretell


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the above transcription of foretell is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

foretell frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foretell occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

foretell is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of foretell in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… superstitious cultists foretell of …”

meanings of foretell


  1. To predict; to tell (the future) before it occurs; to prophesy.
  2. To tell (a person) of the future.

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