prediction

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin praedictiō, praedictiōnis; equivalent to predict +‎ -ion. Compare the Germanic equivalents forespeaking, foretale, foretelling.

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prediction (plural predictions)

  1. A statement of what will happen in the future.
    Synonyms: forecast, foretale, foretelling, prognosis, prognostication
  2. (statistics) A probability estimation based on statistical methods.

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