Definition of 'harbinger'
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Others have similarly seen the eclipse as a harbinger of doom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)August has a track record as a harbinger of doom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Was that a harbinger of things to come? The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Only a few understood that they were a harbinger of things to come. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It looked more like a relic than a harbinger of things to come. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has a short season and is a pleasant enough harbinger of summer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He scored the winner on his debut, a harbinger of things to come. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Whether or not the rebels defeat the nascent administration, it is a harbinger of things to come. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I just hope January is not a harbinger of doom for the rest of the year. The Sun (2010)The film-maker himself was quick to declare it a harbinger the future of ballet in China. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This proved a harbinger for the summer, the wettest in 100 years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Just how merry is the call of a staring owl in the night anyway, especially as it is often regarded as a harbinger of death? Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the very political wind is an inclination to see this Prime Minister as a harbinger of doom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As the office wife, I was often the harbinger of bad news. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He worries whether the investment tax might be a harbinger of things to come: 'It could be a glimpse of what the next government might be like. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. harbinger is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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