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prediction

pre·dic·tion

prediction

 
 
pronunciation:
pr dIk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of telling or trying to tell what will happen in the future.
Prediction of the weather is the job of meteorologists.
synonyms:
foretelling, prophecy
similar words:
forecast
definition 2: a statement that something might happen or is expected to happen.
The wizard made a prediction that the treasure would be found in seven years.
synonyms:
prophecy
similar words:
forecast, projection
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