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forecast

noun [C]    /ˈfɔr·kæst, ˈfoʊr-/
a statement of what is likely to happen in the future: The forecast is heavy rain for tomorrow. forecast    /ˈfɔr·kæst, ˈfoʊr-/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle forecast or forecasted) The government is forecasting that unemployment will continue to fall. forecaster    /ˈfɔrˌkæs·tər, ˈfoʊr-/ noun [C] a weather forecaster
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