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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prediction  \Pre*dic"tion\,  n.  [L.  praedictio:  cf  F. 
  pr['e]diction.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  prediction 
  n  1:  reasoning  about  the  future  [syn:  {anticipation},  {foresight}] 
  2:  a  statement  about  the  future  [syn:  {foretelling},  {forecasting}] 




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