prediction

[pri-dik-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act of predicting.
2.
an instance of this; prophecy.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin praedictiōn- (stem of praedictiō) a foretelling. See predict, -ion


2. forecast, augury, prognostication, divination, projection.
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prediction (prɪˈdɪkʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of predicting
2.  something predicted; a forecast, prophecy, etc

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Example sentences
Its predictions raised hopes and fears in minds which ought to have rejected it
  with contempt.
Many other clear predictions of the saint are recorded.
They scared him enough that he put out a statement that he will no longer be
  making predictions.
Such wildly varying predictions are the result of huge unknowns.
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