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Definition of Oracle
The answer of a god, or some person reputed to be a god, to an inquiry respecting some affair or future event, as the success of an enterprise or battle.
Hence: The deity who was supposed to give the answer; also, the place where it was given.
The communications, revelations, or messages delivered by God to the prophets; also, the entire sacred Scriptures -- usually in the plural.
The sanctuary, or Most Holy place in the temple; also, the temple itself.
One who communicates a divine command; an angel; a prophet.
Any person reputed uncommonly wise; one whose decisions are regarded as of great authority; as, a literary oracle.
A wise sentence or decision of great authority.
To utter oracles.
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
So, what you can do in Microsoft Word is what Bill Gates has decided. What you can do in Oracle Database is what Larry Ellison and his crew have decided.
Oracle's got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud; today, SAP's got nothin' but SuccessFactors until 2020.
Oracle, for example, has even hired people to dumpster dive for information about its competitor, Microsoft. It's not even illegal, because trash isn't covered by data secrecy laws.
Oracle was I had started it I guess two and a half years ago, maybe even longer than that, closer to three.
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oracle in Dutch is orakel
oracle in German is Orakel
oracle in Italian is oracolo
oracle in Latin is oraculum
oracle in Swedish is orakel
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