forecasting

Definitions of forecasting
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n a statement made about the future

Synonyms:
foretelling, prediction, prognostication
Types:
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extropy
the prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe
fortunetelling
the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)
horoscope
a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
meteorology, weather forecasting
predicting what the weather will be
forecast, prognosis
a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
divination, prophecy
a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
oracle
a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
financial forecast
a forecast of the expected financial position and the results of operations and cash flows based on expected conditions
weather forecast, weather outlook
a forecast of the weather
Type of:
statement
a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

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