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a phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

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000 agriculteurs, ces projets portent sur le repeuplement des oasis traditionnelles (200.
Sur les 10 projets juges admissibles, 6 projets integrant des navires de la peche portent sur un volume de captures de 43.
A Horizon Guide To Armageddon (BBC4, 9pm) WITH so much talk about the end of the world, we seem to have split into two camps - the sceptical and those who go out of their way to read into every date and every blackened sky a portent to confirm their beliefs.
1 Think over, ponder (6) 5 Notorious comic, Roy - - - Brown (6) 10 Alias indicator (1,1,1) 12 French word for 'yes' (3) 13 Stone Age person (7) 14 Gambling resort, - - - Carlo (5) 15 Eats (5) 16 Mug-like vessel (7) 19 Portent, sign (4) 21 Ex-St Mirren manager, - - - MacPherson (3) 22 Novel, - - - Doone (5) 24 Eastern country (5) 26 Railway coach (3) 27 Abel's killer (4) 30 Lower part of the body (7) 32 Made well again (5) 34 Cook's protective garment (5) 36 Stammer (7) 38 Pastry-topped dish (3) 39 Pair of performers (3) 40 Tolerate (6) 41 Wreckage (6) 1 Decipher (6) 2 Rugby player, - - - Hastings (5) 3 Stretch out (3) 4 Me Too
Based on Farhatullah Beg's Dilli ki Aakhri Shama , the act, put together by author Rakshanda Jalil, featured poet Tashnah, who snuffed out the candle placed before him and sounded the first portent of disaster in his ghazal .
That Mr Bercow is being "slated" as Speaker, mainly by fellow Conservative MPs, so soon after his appointment may seem ominous, however, and a portent of future acrimony.
Crowded House produced a dirty scope after his reappearance in the Dante Stakes but this was a better portent for the rest of the season, with Jamie Spencer putting him to sleep at the back of the field before making stealthy headway down the home straight.
Ses interets en recherche portent sur le stockage et la conversion de l'energie.
Khaled Touqan, dans un discours matinal au LycE[umlaut]e des filles d'Abou Alanda a insistE[umlaut] sur l'intE[umlaut]rE[logical not]t que portent les efforts royaux envers le dE[umlaut]veloppement de l'enseignement national et des institutions E[umlaut]ducatives dans le Royaume.
The team was wearing black - a portent of things to come maybe?
This was a rich portent indeed for this man who would enter the Catholic Church 22 years later at the age of 49.
But hiPA has been a welcome portent of the season, even before global warming became so evident.
Parish relief officials supplemented outdoor relief with indoor relief in workhouses, a portent of the Poor Law reforms of 1834.
That adds up to a mammoth winning margin ( but Vaughan insists nonetheless that far from being a worrying portent for the start of the Ashes Test series next month, the Oval mauling should be viewed in the context of England's overall improvement in limited-overs cricket in recent months.
As previously noted in these pages (see "Another Portent of Draft Revival" in our April 4 issue), the framework for draft revival will probably resemble a proposal outlined in "The Case for the Draft," an essay by Captain Phillip Carter, U.