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Pronunciation of Portent: Learn how to pronounce Portent in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word portent:

noun
1a sign or warning that a momentous or calamitous event is likely to happen:
many birds are regarded as being portents of death
[mass noun] future significance:
an omen of grave portent for the tribe
2 literary an exceptional or wonderful person or thing:
what portent can be greater than a pious notary?
Origin:

late 16th century: from Latin portentum ‘omen, token’, from the verb portendere (see portend)