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The life expectancy of a sufferer is around 13, though some are given a sunnier prognosis. The Sun (2016)The life expectancy of a sufferer is around 13, though some are given a sunnier prognosis. The Sun (2016)The doctor said the prognosis was very poor. Christianity Today (2000)The prognosis is not good where there has been previous union conflict or mistrust. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Her father had been diagnosed with cancer and the prognosis was bad. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Due to the extent of the damage are unable to give a definite prognosis at this stage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The initial prognosis was that he would need between three and four weeks to recover. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The prognosis in his early years was less optimistic but he proved us all wrong. The Sun (2010)Yet she and other politicians prefer not to dwell on the gloomy prognosis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the beginning of their working relationship the prognosis was poor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My stomach has shrunk and my prognosis is good. The Sun (2015)The initial prognosis often proves to be the correct one. The Sun (2010)Yet all this might be too gloomy a prognosis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My early diagnosis meant my prognosis was good. The Sun (2016)The initial prognosis for his back injury is an absence of four to six weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Doctors should offer patients an opportunity to talk about their prognosis and give information about what might happen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The gloomy prognosis comes amid fears of a surge in unemployment as businesses look to rein in their costs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dad now has cancer and the prognosis isn't looking good. The Sun (2014)Although the hue would change, the early prognosis was rosy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The precise cause was unknown, making it difficult for her doctors to give a prognosis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was recognized that the prognosis was poor, and that the range of effective treatments was limited. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)I live in hope that its long-term prognosis is terminal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Under plans, doctors and nurses would be trained in how to approach a patient 's prognosis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the figures confirm the poor prognosis of lung cancer, survivors of which account for just three percent of all cancer patients alive after ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At that point, inevitably, you find yourself doing an audit on the past and making a prognosis for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: prognosis NOUN
A prognosis is an estimate of the future of someone or something, especially about whether a patient will recover from an illness.
The doctor's prognosis was that I might walk within 12 months.
Definition of prognosis from the Collins English Dictionary
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