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

 pre·fig·ure /ˌpriˈfɪgjɚ/
 (vt.)預示,預見,預想

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·fig·ure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prefigured p. pr. & vb. n. Prefiguring.]  To show, suggest, or announce, by antecedent types and similitudes; to foreshadow. “Whom all the various types prefigured.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 prefigure
      v 1: imagine or consider beforehand; "It wasn't as bad as I had
           prefigured"
      2: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
          portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage,
          betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, forecast,
          predict]