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prophet (ˈprɒfɪt)
1.  a person who supposedly speaks by divine inspiration, esp one through whom a divinity expresses his willRelated: vatic
2.  a person who predicts the future: a prophet of doom
3.  a spokesman for a movement, doctrine, etc
4.  Christian Science
 a.  a seer in spiritual matters
 b.  the vanishing of material sense to give way to the conscious facts of spiritual truth
Related: vatic
[C13: from Old French prophète, from Latin prophēta, from Greek prophētēs one who declares the divine will, from pro-² + phanai to speak]
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