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forecast

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