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prediction

pre·dic·tion

prediction

 
 
pronunciation:
pr dIk shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of foretelling or the attempt at foretelling.
Geologists are becoming increasingly accurate in the prediction of earthquakes.
synonyms:
foretelling, prophecy
similar words:
augury, divination, forecast
definition 2: a statement of what is foretold or predicted; prophecy.
The prediction that the world would come to an end on that day obviously did not come true.Their predictions of the failure of the idea were, unfortunately, borne out by reality.
synonyms:
prophecy
similar words:
divination, forecast, prognosis, projection
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