See also: prédiction

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

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  • IPA(key): /pɹɪˈdɪkʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪkʃən

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prediction (plural predictions)

  1. A statement of what will happen in the future.
    Synonyms: forecast, foretale, foretelling, prevision, prognosis, prognostication
    make predictions about something
    correct prediction
    offer up a prediction
    incorrect prediction
    the prediction came true
  2. (statistics) A probability estimation based on statistical methods.

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