forecasting

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From forecast +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

forecasting

  1. present participle of forecast

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English forcastyng, forcastynge, equivalent to forecast +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

forecasting (plural forecastings)

  1. A forecast or prediction.
    • 1852, The Dublin University Magazine (page 66)
      There were sneers, and scoffs, and inuendoes of some; prophecies of failure in a hundred ways; forecastings of non-completion, forecastings of swift dissolution and crashing ruin []