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extrapolate

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪkˈstræp.ə.leɪt/ us  
to guess or think about what might happen using information that is already known: You can't really extrapolate a trend from such a small sample.Concluding and deducing
extrapolation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪkˌstræp.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
Decisions and deciding
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