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forecaster

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːkɑːstər/ US   /ˈfɔrkæstər/
a person or company whose job is to judge what is likely to happen in the future, based on information they have now: Independent forecasters believe the prime minister's growth forecasts are still too optimistic.
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