US: /pɹiˈdɪkʃən/
UK: /pɹɪdˈɪkʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • sự dự đoán, dự báo

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[C, U] a statement that says what you think will happen; the act of making such a statement: Not many people agree with the government's prediction that the economy will improve. + The results of the experiment confirmed our predictions. + Skilled readers make use of context and prediction. + It's difficult to make accurate predictions about the effects on the environment.

Thesaurus dictionary

forecast, prophecy, augury, prognosis; intimation, hint, suggestion:
The weatherman's predictions are more accurate than one might think. The prediction that he might be released the next day did not come true.

Collocation dictionary


accurate, correct | dire, gloomy | long-term | reliable, safe | confident | definite, firm | computer | earthquake, weather


make | confirm, fulfil
The results of the experiment confirmed their predictions.
| confound, contradict


prove sth, turn out to be sth
Our prediction turns out to be correct.
| be borne out, come true


amid ~s
Six hundred workers there lost their jobs today, amid gloomy predictions that there could be worse to come.
| contrary to a/the ~
Contrary to almost all predictions, however, the government did not fall.
| despite a/the ~
Despite earlier dire predictions, shares remained steady.
| ~ about
I've learnt not to make predictions about the weather.
| ~ for
the government's prediction for unemployment
| ~ of
their predictions of future growth

Concise English dictionary

+the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
+a statement made about the future