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predictionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /prɪˈdɪk.ʃən/
B2 a statement about what you think will happen in the future: Please don't ask me to make any predictions about tomorrow's meeting. [+ that] No one believed her prediction that the world would end on 12 November.
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in Korean 예측, 예견…
in Arabic تَنَبّؤ…
in Portuguese predição, previsão…
in Catalan predicció, pronòstic…
in Japanese 予想, 予測…
in Italian previsione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預計,預料,預言…
in Russian предсказание, прогноз…
in Turkish tahmin, önceden kestirme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预计,预料,预言…
in Polish przewidywanie, prognoza…
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