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por·tent / ˈpôrˌtent/ • n. 1. a sign or warning that something, esp. something momentous or calamitous, is likely to happen: they believed that wild birds in the house were portents of death JFK’s political debut was a portent of the fame to come. ∎  future significance: an omen of grave portent for the tribe. 2. archaic an exceptional or wonderful person or thing: what portent can be greater than a pious notary?

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Portent

An event or object seen as an omen to a future event.

(See also paranormal signs )

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