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forecast

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfɔːkɑːst/ (forecast, forecasted, forecast, forecasted)
to judge what is likely to happen in the future, based on information you have now: forecast a drop/growth/rise in sth The company still forecasts a 2% growth in house prices next year.forecast profits/revenue/sales Analysts forecast profits of €8.8m this year.be forecast to be sth Operating profits are forecast to be below previous expectations at $3m.forecast that The Chancellor is forecasting that inflation will remain on target at 2.5% in each of the next three years.
Translations of “forecast”
in Arabic يَتَنَبَّأ…
in Korean 예상하다…
in Malaysian meramal…
in French prévoir…
in Turkish tahmin etmek, öngörmek…
in Italian prevedere, predire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預測, 預報…
in Russian предсказывать, прогнозировать…
in Polish przewidywać, prognozować…
in Vietnamese dự đoán, đoán trước…
in Spanish pronosticar…
in Portuguese prognosticar, prever…
in Thai พยากรณ์…
in German voraussagen…
in Catalan pronosticar…
in Japanese ~を予報する, ~を予言する…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预测, 预报…
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