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

 por·tent /ˈpɔrˌtɛnt, ˈpor-/
 前兆,預示,異常之物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Por·tent n.  That which portends, or foretoken; esp., that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign.
    My loss by dire portents the god foretold.   --Dryden.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 portent
      n : a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen
          before going into battle" [syn: omen, presage, prognostic,
           prognostication, prodigy]