Translation of "forecast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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forecastnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɔː.kɑːst/ us /ˈfɔːr.kæst/

B1 a statement of what is judged likely to happen in the future, especially in connection with a particular situation, or the expected weather conditions

economic forecasts 经济预测
The weather forecast said it was going to rain later today. 天气预报说今天晚些时候有雨。

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  • The forecast said it was going to be hot and sunny tomorrow.
  • The forecast said that there's a possibility of snow tonight.
  • Experts have given a gloomy economic forecast.
  • The sales forecast is predicated on the assumption that the economy will grow by four percent this year.
  • I think these sales forecasts are unrealistic, considering how slow sales are at present.

forecastverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfɔː.kɑːst/ us /ˈfɔːr.kæst/ forecast or forecasted, forecast or forecasted

to say what you expect to happen in the future

They forecast a large drop in unemployment over the next two years. 他们预测今后两年失业人口会大幅下降。
Snow has been forecast for tonight. 预报今晚有雪。
[ + to infinitive ] Oil prices are forecast to increase by less than two percent this year. 预计今年油价上涨不会超过2%。

(Translation of “forecast” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)