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English definition of “predict”


verb    /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    /prɪˈdɪk·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [C] We are not yet able to make accurate predictions about earthquakes.
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