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prediction

noun [C]
 
 
/prɪˈdɪkʃən/
a statement about what you think will happen in the future: make a prediction Analysts are busy making predictions about what we can expect in the next budget.prediction that This fall has confirmed our prediction that confidence would soften in the wake of interest rate rises.prediction of sth Output will grow by only 2.2% this year, well down on last October's prediction of 3.6%.prediction for sth His prediction for the economy in 2003, which many thought over-optimistic, turned out to be spot-on.
Translations of “prediction”
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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