Definition of 'predictor'
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Our election outcome predictor shows the odds on him winning outright are a minuscule three per cent.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The most powerful predictor of high performance is the quality and quantity of practice.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Human Resource Management in Government (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Government figures show that household income is the biggest single predictor of a child 's academic success.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Second, sociologists have shown that parental social class is a strong predictor of job success.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Social and emotional competence is a stronger predictor of children 's future success than narrow measures such as exam grades.MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)
After taking the other risk factors into account, increases in skirt size emerged as the strongest predictor of breast cancer risk.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The yield ratio is historically quite a good predictor of future returns, not in the short run but over the next decade.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The effect is to make GCSE results a less reliable predictor of academic performance.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2009)
If the best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour, surely detailed reports on that past behaviour will provide the best information for a recruiter.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It adds to a body of evidence that suggests brain size is a good predictor of animals' ability to adapt to new or changing environmental conditions.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A simple experiment known as the marshmallow test has been proved to be a better predictor of a child 's future than almost anything else.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The best predictor of the future is the past - if you lie on an application form, will you lie on your expenses claims?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Worse, given that it is a good predictor of bad times to come, the volume of new mortgage approvals is at its lowest for nearly three years.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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