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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: An occurrence or phenomenon believed to portend or show the character of a future event.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : a bird of ill omen
  • It may be observed that the superstition of naming by omens is in no way obsolete.
  • The long term omens were never good: Patientline floated in March 2001 at 175p, just as the dotcom bubble burst.
  • The Master said, Neglect of the omens, that is all. for more
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