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fortunetelling

[fawr-chuh n-tel-ing] /ˈfɔr tʃənˌtɛl ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of predicting the future.
adjective
2.
engaged in or used for fortunetelling.
Also, fortune-telling.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; fortune + tell + -ing1
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  • It reads the ordinance as limited to fortunetelling for pay.
  • This form of fortunetelling is particularly popular in the africanamerican community.

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