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"predict" in British English

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predictverb [T]

uk   /prɪˈdɪkt/  us   /prɪˈdɪkt/
B1 to say that an event or action will happen in the future, especially as a result of knowledge or experience: It's still not possible to accurately predict the occurrence of earthquakes. [+ that] Who could have predicted that within ten years he'd be in charge of the whole company? [+ to infinitive] The hurricane is predicted to reach the coast tomorrow morning. [+ question word] No one can predict when the disease will strike again.

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(Definition of predict from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"predict" in American English

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predictverb

 us   /prɪˈdɪkt/
to say that an event or action will happen in the future: [T] Astronomers can predict the exact time of an eclipse. [+ that clause] Who could have predicted that she would win the election? [+ to infinitive] The storm is predicted to reach the Florida coast tomorrow morning. [+ question word] No one can predict when the disease will strike again.
prediction
noun [C/U]  us   /prɪˈdɪk·ʃən/
[C] We are not yet able to make accurate predictions about earthquakes.
(Definition of predict from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"predict" in Business English

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predictverb [T]

uk   us   /prɪˈdɪkt/
to say what you think will happen in the future: They predict a 2% to 4% sales increase.predict that sth Economists correctly predicted that interest rates would continue to fall to try and prevent an economic slowdown.be predicted to do sth The number of self-employed people has been predicted to rise by 20% over the next five years.predict when sth It's difficult to predict when consumer confidence might be restored.
(Definition of predict from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “predict”
in Korean 예측하다…
in Arabic يَتَنَبّأ…
in Malaysian meramalkan…
in French prédire…
in Russian предсказывать, пророчить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預言, 預料,預計…
in Italian prevedere…
in Turkish tahmin etmek, önceden kestirmek/söylemek…
in Polish przewidywać…
in Spanish predecir, pronosticar…
in Vietnamese dự đoán…
in Portuguese predizer, prever…
in Thai ทำนาย…
in German vorhersagen…
in Catalan predir, pronosticar…
in Japanese ~を予想する, 予見する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预言, 预料,预计…
in Indonesian meramalkan…
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“predict” in American English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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