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prediction definition

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This page has two definitions of prediction in English. Prediction is a noun. Examples of how to use prediction in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

See also: prédiction

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Etymology

Borrowed from Latin praedictio, praedictionis; equivalent to predict +‎ -ion. Equivalent to Germanic forespeaking, foretale, foretelling.

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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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