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

 fore·tell /forˈtɛl, fɔr-/
 (vt.)預言,預告,預示

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fore·tell v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foretold p. pr. & vb. n. Foretelling.] To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow.
    Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold.   --Pope.
    Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster of his character.   --C. Middleton.
 Syn: -- To predict; prophesy; prognosticate; augur.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fore·tell, v. i. To utter predictions.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 foretell
      v 1: foreshadow or presage [syn: announce, annunciate, harbinger,
            herald]
      2: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome
         of an election" [syn: predict, prognosticate, call,
         forebode, anticipate, promise]
      3: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
          portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage,
          betoken, foreshadow, augur, prefigure, forecast,
          predict]
      [also: foretold]