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prognostic

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noun prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Definition of prognostic

  1. 1 :  something that foretells :  portent

  2. 2 :  prognostication, prophecy

Examples of prognostic in a sentence

  1. <a prognostic of a global pandemic that turned out to be distressingly accurate>

Origin and Etymology of prognostic

Middle English pronostique, from Medieval French, from Latin prognosticum, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos foretelling, from progignōskein


First Known Use: 15th century


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prognostic

adjective prog·nos·tic

Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for prognostication or a prognosis <prognostic weather charts> <favorable prognostic signs>

15th Century

First Known Use of prognostic

15th century


PROGNOSTIC Defined for English Language Learners


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prognostic

adjective prog·nos·tic

Definition of prognostic for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or used for making a judgment about what is going to happen in the future


Medical Dictionary

prognostic

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adjective prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Medical Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for a prognosis <a prognostic sign>



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