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forecast

fore·cast

forecast

 
 
pronunciation:
for kaest
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: forecast, forecasted, forecasting, forecasts
definition: to say that something is likely to happen.
The weather report forecasts rain for this afternoon.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a guess or estimate about something that will happen in the future.
I'm waiting to hear the weather forecast.
similar words:
estimate
derivation: forecaster (n.)
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