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predictable

[pri-dik-tuh-buh l] /prɪˈdɪk tə bəl/
adjective
1.
able to be foretold or declared in advance:
New technology allows predictable weather forecasting.
2.
expected, especially on the basis of previous or known behavior:
His complaints are so predictable.
Related forms
predictably, adverb
nonpredictable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for predictably

predictable

adj.

1820, from predict + -able. Related: Predictably, which in the sense "as could have been predicted" is attested from 1914.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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