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

 omen /ˈomən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·men n.  An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.
 Bid go with evil omen, and the brand
 Of infamy upon my name.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·men, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Omened p. pr. & vb. n. Omening.] To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.
    The yet unknown verdict, of which, however, all omened the tragical contents.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen
          before going into battle" [syn: portent, presage, prognostic,
           prognostication, prodigy]
      v : indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
           portend, auspicate, prognosticate, presage, betoken,
           foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast,