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verb [transitive] herald pronunciation in British English /ˈherəld/ 
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present tense
present participleheralding
past tenseheralded
past participleheralded

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  1. 1
    mainly literary to announce something, or to be a sign that something is going to happen soon

    Voices and footsteps outside heralded their return.

  2. 2
    to praise something loudly or in a public way

    The party was heralded as a great success by all.


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