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prognostication

[prog-nos-ti-key-shuh n] /prɒgˌnɒs tɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of prognosticating.
2.
a forecast or prediction.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English pronosticacion < Medieval Latin prognōsticātiōn- (stem of prognōsticātiō). See prognosticate, -ion
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prognostication
early 15c., from O.Fr. pronosticacion (14c.), from M.L. prognosticationem (nom. prognosticatio), from prognosticatus, pp. of prognosticare "foretell," from L. prognostica "sign to forecast weather," from neuter plural of Gk. prognostikos "foreknowing," from progignoskein (see prognosis).
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