prediction Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “prediction” in the English Dictionary

"prediction" in British English

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predictionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /prɪˈdɪk.ʃən/
B2 a ​statement about what you ​think will ​happen in the ​future: Please don't ​ask me to make any predictions about tomorrow's ​meeting. [+ that] No one ​believed her prediction that the ​world would end on 12 ​November.
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(Definition of prediction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prediction" in Business English

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predictionnoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​interestraterises.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.
(Definition of prediction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prediction”
in Arabic تَنَبّؤ…
in Korean 예측, 예견…
in Portuguese predição, previsão…
in Catalan predicció, pronòstic…
in Japanese 予想, 予測…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预计,预料,预言…
in Turkish tahmin, önceden kestirme…
in Russian предсказание, прогноз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預計,預料,預言…
in Italian previsione…
in Polish przewidywanie, prognoza…
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