retrodiction

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of retro- +‎ prediction

Noun[edit]

retrodiction (countable and uncountable, plural retrodictions)

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  1. A form of "prediction" that deals with the past rather than the future, sometimes useful in testing theories whose actual predictions are too long-term to be of immediate use.

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