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premonitory

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adjective pre·mon·i·to·ry \pri-ˈmä-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of premonitory

  1. :  giving warning <a premonitory symptom>

pre·mon·i·to·ri·ly play \-ˌmä-nə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb


Examples of premonitory

  1. <a moderate tremor that some seismologists have interpreted as a premonitory sign of the catastrophic quake that is inevitable>



1647

First Known Use of premonitory

1647


Medical Dictionary

premonitory

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adjective pre·mon·i·to·ry \pri-ˈmän-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of premonitory

  1. :  giving warning <a premonitory symptom> <premonitory aura in epilepsy>




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