• A prediction (Latin præ-, "before," and dicere, "to say") or forecast is a statement about the way things will happen in the future, often but not always based on experience or knowledge.
  • Although guaranteed accurate information about the future is in many cases impossible, prediction can be useful to assist in making plans about possible developments; Howard H. Stevenson writes that prediction in business "...
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    Definition of prediction in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpredictionsPREpré-SUF-ion
    1. A statement of what will happen in the future.
      1. "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.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Our findings suggest that current precystectomy models for prediction of LN metastasis should be improved further.
        • America’s first “foliologist,” Scotty Johnston, has announced predictions for the best color periods throughout the United States and Canada.
        • She and her colleagues still think the rail is oversubsidized, but in terms of predictions of failure, she said, “We don’t dwell.”
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • It was shown that penalized regressions are usually robust and provide better accuracy than nonpenalized methods for disease prediction.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ion
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en predictions
        2. en predictional
        3. en predictionary
        4. en predictionaries
        5. en prediction market
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of prediction for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "prediction" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
        Difficultness: Level 3
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 4
        Definite    ➨     Versatile