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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·to·ken /bɪˈtokən/
 (vt.)預示

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·to·ken v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betokened p. pr. & vb. n. Betokening.]
 1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens.
 A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . .
 Betokening peace from God, and covenant new.   --Milton.
 2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm.
 Syn: -- To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 betoken
      v 1: be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a
           serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe
           neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro
           is undervalued" [syn: bespeak, indicate, point, signal]
      2: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
          portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage,
          foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast,
          predict]