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Definition(s):

  1. (v) be a signal for or a symptom of
  2. (v) indicate by signs

Usage(s):

  1. Tracking shots, twisting boom shots, placements that are either radically high or low they all betoken a director who doesn't trust his material.
  2. This may betoken the decline of Protestantism, or it may be a kind of built-in unity movement on the grass-roots level.
  3. But to me this attitude seems to betoken a greater national maturity, and I can only wish that it may long continue undisturbed by the workings of political philosophy.

News

  • U.S. cities still struggling, but it doesn’t seem so dire in Minneapolis

    The economy is improving — yes, Virginia, an increase in jobs, a rising stock market and brisker housing sales all betoken recovery — but American cities are still staggering in the aftermath of the Great Recession.     That's the gist of  "America's Big Cities in Volatile Times," a recently released report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, whose analysts assessed the fiscal health of the 30 ...
    on November 25, 2013     Source: MinnPost

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