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predictverb [T]

uk   us   /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.
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in Arabic يَتَنَبّأ…
in Korean 예측하다…
in Malaysian meramalkan…
in French prédire…
in Turkish tahmin etmek, önceden kestirmek/söylemek…
in Italian prevedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言, 預料,預計…
in Russian предсказывать, пророчить…
in Polish przewidywać…
in Vietnamese dự đoán…
in Spanish predecir, pronosticar…
in Portuguese predizer, prever…
in Thai ทำนาย…
in German vorhersagen…
in Catalan predir, pronosticar…
in Japanese ~を予想する, 予見する…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言, 预料,预计…
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