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noun [countable] oracle pronunciation in American English /ˈɔrək(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    often humorous a person or book that gives the best information or advice on something
  2. 2
    a type of priest in ancient Greece who told people what would happen in the future or who gave them advice from the gods

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