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prediction

[pri-dik-shuh n] /prɪˈdɪk ʃən/
noun
1.
an act of predicting.
2.
an instance of this; prophecy.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin praedictiōn- (stem of praedictiō) a foretelling. See predict, -ion
Synonyms
2. forecast, augury, prognostication, divination, projection.
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British Dictionary definitions for pre diction

prediction

/prɪˈdɪkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of predicting
2.
something predicted; a forecast, prophecy, etc
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Word Origin and History for pre diction

prediction

n.

1560s, from Middle French prédiction and directly from Medieval Latin predictionem (nominative predictio), from Latin praedictio "a foretelling," noun of action from past participle stem of praedicere (see predict).

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