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One entry found for predict.
Main Entry: pre·dict
Pronunciation: pri-primarystressdikt
Function: verb
Etymology: from Latin praedictus, past participle of praedicere "to predict, tell ahead of time," from prae- "pre-, earlier than, before" and dicere "to say" --related to DICTATE
: to declare in advance : foretell on the basis of observation, experience, or reasoning
synonym see FORETELL
- pre·dict·able /-primarystressdik-tschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- pre·dict·ably /-blemacron/ adverb

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