omen

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: o‧men

Noun[change]

Singular
omen

Plural
omens

  1. (countable) An omen is a warning or a sign about a good or bad event that will happen in the future; it is an augury or foreboding.
  2. (countable) An omen is something of prophetic importance.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
omen

Third-person singular
omens

Past tense
omened

Past participle
omened

Present participle
omening

  1. (transitive) If you omen something, you predict its happening with an omen.

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