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prediction

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noun pre·dic·tion \pri-ˈdik-shən\

Simple Definition of prediction

  • : a statement about what will happen or might happen in the future

  • : the act of saying what will happen in the future : the act of predicting something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prediction

  1. 1 :  an act of predicting

  2. 2 :  something that is predicted :  forecast

Examples of prediction in a sentence

  1. Journalists have begun making predictions about the winner of the coming election.

  2. Despite predictions that the store would fail, it has done very well.

  3. The figures and statistics are used for the prediction of future economic trends.



1561

First Known Use of prediction

1561


PREDICTION Defined for Kids

prediction

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noun pre·dic·tion \pri-ˈdik-shən\

Definition of prediction for Students

  1. 1 :  an act of saying what will or might happen in the future <prediction of earthquakes>

  2. 2 :  a statement about what will or might happen in the future <a weather prediction>





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