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Webster 1913 Edition


Prediction

Pre-dic′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
praedictio
: cf. F.
prédiction
.]
The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy.
The
predictions
of cold and long winters.
Bacon.
Syn. – Prophecy; prognostication; foreboding; augury; divination; soothsaying; vaticination.

Webster 1828 Edition


Prediction

PREDIC'TION

,
Noun.
[L. proedictio.] A foretelling; a previous declaration of a future event; prophecy. The fulfillment of the predictions of the prophets is considered to be a strong argument in favor of the divine origin of the Scriptures.

Definition 2022


prediction

prediction

See also: prédiction

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Noun

prediction (plural predictions)

  1. A statement of what will happen in the future.
    "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." Yogi Berra or Robert Storm Petersen (in translation from Danish)
  2. A probability estimation based on statistical methods.

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