Meaning of prophecy

proph•e•cy

Pronunciation: (prof'u-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. the foretelling or prediction of what is to come.
  2. something that is declared by a prophet, esp. a divinely inspired prediction, instruction, or exhortation.
  3. a divinely inspired utterance or revelation: oracular prophecies.
  4. the action, function, or faculty of a prophet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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