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The weather forecast will be discussed in case it affects the game plan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He tore up previous dire forecasts and predicted growth is likely to double next year. The Sun (2016)Seasonal weather forecasts in particular are misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sales volumes next year are expected to be about 10 per cent lower than forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The going is good, good to soft in places with showers forecast early next week. The Sun (2016)Despite all the computer models, forecasting the future is uncertain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I expect him to reap the benefit today with the forecast rain sure to give his chance a further boost. The Sun (2016)Average hourly wages climbed by 0.4 per cent, above forecasts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Committee members forecast the US economy to grow by 1.9 per cent this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)MONEY: Your simple early cash forecast soon gets complex because you have many different outlets and expenses to juggle. The Sun (2017)The prediction came as forecasts for growth were downgraded. The Sun (2016)This could mean inflation remains higher than forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Weather balloons are a vital part of weather forecasting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its forecasts for economic growth and inflation have gone seriously awry in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This commitment to social control introduces the need for planning and forecasting into society. Television - policy and culture (1990)Very few voters have enough technical knowledge to forecast the future safety of nuclear power. Times, Sunday Times (2010)England could still push for a win but the forecast today is for more rain. The Sun (2011)The weather is forecast to remain unsettled until the middle of next week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The outlook for the economy remains as dismal as the weather forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It became clear the rival bids had made hugely different forecasts of passenger growth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They forecast and plan to minimise surprises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But economists hoping for big cuts to forecast borrowing in future may be disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But more wet weather is forecast today. The Sun (2009)Internal human resources supply forecasts attempt to predict future internal resources based on trends of what has happened to employees in the past. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The average forecast had been for a 1 per cent drop. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is well above the forecast 2 per cent annual growth in consumer prices over the period. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We will be publishing our forecast for 2011 early next month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Moreover, official forecasts of the economy play an important role in shaping those expectations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An optimistic forecast has predicted a 60 per cent chance of more rain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Agents on average forecast a 2.5 per cent rise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unlike sensational forecasts, scientific predictions give explanations and probabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some 83 per cent forecast that they would increase sales. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ruling was made after heavy overnight rain had made the course extremely wet, with the forecast predicting further downpours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is certainly precious little to justify the Chancellor today raising his forecast that the economy will grow by a dismal 1.25 per cent next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: forecast /ˈfɔːˌkɑːst/ NOUN
A forecast is a statement of what is expected to happen in the future, especially in relation to a particular event or situation.
...a forecast of a 2.25 per cent growth in the economy.
- American English: forecast
- Arabic: تَنَبُّؤ
- Brazilian Portuguese: previsão
- Chinese: 预测
- Croatian: prognoza
- Czech: předpoveď
- Danish: prognose
- Dutch: voorspelling
- European Spanish: pronóstico
- Finnish: ennuste
- French: prévision
- German: Vorhersage
- Greek: πρόβλεψη
- Italian: previsione
- Japanese: 天気予報
- Korean: 예측
- Norwegian: prognose
- Polish: przewidywanie
- European Portuguese: previsão
- Romanian: previziune
- Russian: прогноз
- Spanish: pronóstico
- Swedish: prognostisera
- Thai: การทำนาย การทำนาย
- Turkish: tahmin hava, borsa vb
- Ukrainian: прогноз
- Vietnamese: dự báo
British English: forecast VERB
If you forecast future events, you say what you think is going to happen in the future.
They forecast a humiliating defeat for the Prime Minister.
Definition of forecast from the Collins English Dictionary
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