Forecast

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Definition

a forecast: an outlook, a prediction (for the future), a prognosis
noun
to forecast to predict, to anticipate, to guess, to estimate

Pronunciation examples
UK: They've forecast rain for this evening.
US: The financial forecasts for this year look promising.

Examples

  • "Optimistic Forecast"
  • "First of all, sales forecasts aren't an exact science, nor is the stock market, and I never guaranteed anything."
  • "Sales forecasts are gloomy."
  • "Despite gloomy financial forecasts for its competitors, the perfume giant is set to have one of their most successful Christmases ever with sales up 15% since this time last year."
  • "Sales forecasts are forecasts, no one can be sure what will happen."
  • "This is the last board meeting of the year, where we review this year's results, approve the budget for the upcoming year, and forecast next year's growth."
  • "In any case, to respond to your remark, yes our forecast was a bit off the mark."
  • "I think this musical dream is a premonition - a "financial forecast"."

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