overpredict

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ predict

Verb[edit]

overpredict (third-person singular simple present overpredicts, present participle overpredicting, simple past and past participle overpredicted)

  1. To predict to be higher than the actual value
    The harvest was overpredicted because the forecasters did not anticipate the dry weather.

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