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pre·dict

 (prĭ-dĭkt′)
v. pre·dict·ed, pre·dict·ing, pre·dicts
v.tr.
To state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge: predicted an active hurricane season because of warmer ocean-surface temperatures.
v.intr.
To foretell something.

[Latin praedīcere, praedict- : prae-, pre- + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·dict′a·bil′i·ty n.
pre·dict′a·ble adj.
pre·dict′a·bly adv.
pre·dic′tive adj.
pre·dic′tive·ly adv.
pre·dic′tor n.
Synonyms: predict, call, forecast, foretell, prognosticate
These verbs mean to tell about something in advance of its occurrence by means of special knowledge or inference: predict an eclipse; couldn't call the outcome of the game; forecasting the weather; foretold events that would happen; prognosticating a rebellion.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.predictability - the quality of being predictable
sure thing, certainty, foregone conclusion - something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
definiteness, determinateness - the quality of being predictable with great confidence
unpredictability - lacking predictability
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Translations

predictability

[prɪdɪktəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nprevisibilidad f
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predictability

[prɪˌdɪktəˈbɪlɪti] ncaractère f prévisible
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predictability

nVorhersagbarkeit f
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