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Prediction (IPA: /pɹiˈdɪkʃən/)

Prediction (n.)

The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy.


Statement about an uncertain event

Prediction Synonyms

Prevision, Anticipation

Prediction Synonyms

Prognostication, Foretelling, Forecasting

Prediction Rhymes

Diction, Fiction, Friction

Addiction, Affliction, Constriction, Conviction, Depiction, Eviction, Infliction, Nonfiction, Prediction, Restriction

Benediction, Contradiction, Crucifixion, Dereliction, Interdiction, Jurisdiction

Spanish Translation

Prediction in Spanish is Predicción

Tagalog Translation

Prediction in Tagalog is Hula

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .if you make a great number of predictions, the ones that were wrong will soon be forgotten, and the ones that turn out to be true will make you famous. Malcolm Gladwell (2007-11-12). Dangerous Minds: Criminal profiling made easy.. The New Yorker. Retrieved on 2008-01-01." - Prediction

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A forecast can only be based on a diagnosis about current trends if it is to be based on something other than wishful thinking. This is why I was never a strong supporter of the distinction between forecasts and projections: our best forecasts are intelligent projections. Moreover, it turns out that learning about the diagnosis that underlies a forecast is often much more rewarding than learning about the forecast itself." - Prediction

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As with anything else, there are good and bad ways to forecast." - Prediction

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Forecasting by bureaucrats tends to be used for anxiety relief rather than for adequate policy making." - Prediction

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am profoundly skeptical about our abilities to predict the future in general, and human behavior in particular." - Prediction

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