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English definition of “predict”


verb [T]     /prɪˈdɪkt/
B1 to say that an event or action will happen in the future , especially as a result of knowledge or experience : It's still not possible to accurately predict the occurrence of earthquakes . [+ that] Who could have predicted that within ten years he'd be in charge of the whole company ? [+ to infinitive] The hurricane is predicted to reach the coast tomorrow morning . [+ question word] No one can predict when the disease will strike again.Predicting things and intuition
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