1 [U] (power of) saying what will happen in the future 预言（能力）
*He seemed to have the gift of prophecy. 他似乎有预言的天赋.
* All these events had been revealed by prophecy. 所有这些事以前都有过预言.
2 [C] statement that tells what will happen in the future 预言
*prophecies of disaster 对灾祸的预言
* Her prophecy was proved to be correct. 她的预言都已实现.
a statement that something will happen in the future, especially one made by someone with religious or magic powers
→prophetprophecy (that) The prophecy that David would become king was fulfilled .prophecy of the prophecy of Isaiah[U]
the power or act of making statements about what will happen in the future She had the gift of prophecy.
1. His prophecy was later fulfilled. 他的预言后来果然应验了。