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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:
Adv.1.predictably - in a predictable manner or to a predictable degree; "predictably, he did not like the news"
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Translations

predictably

[prɪˈdɪktəblɪ] ADV [behave, say, react] → como era de esperar
his father was predictably furious; predictably, his father was furiouscomo era de esperar, su padre estaba furioso
predictably enough, share prices fellde manera previsible or como era de esperar, el precio de las acciones bajó
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

predictably

[prɪˈdɪktəbli] adv
[behave, react] → de façon prévisible
(as sentence adverb)
Predictably she didn't come → Comme on pouvait s'y attendre, elle n'est pas venue.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

predictably

adv reactvorher- or voraussagbar; predictably (enough), he was latewie vorauszusehen, kam er zu spät
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

predictably

[prɪˈdɪktəblɪ] adv (behave, react) → in modo prevedibile
predictably she didn't turn up → come era da prevedere, non è arrivata
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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we are huge fans of the Dame's work - we may even own a piece or two from her fashion ranges - but that does not preclude us from saying we think she looks predictably eccentric in the ensemble she chose for her big moment.
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