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pree dik shuhn

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

  • It's called a prediction market, based on the notion that a marketplace is a better organizer of insight and predictor of the future than individuals are.
  • So let's extend our posthumous thanks to poor fools like Albert Einsteinas well as to Einstein's high school teacher, who once made the following immortal prediction to Einstein .
  • The prediction of the seer who came closest to reality was that Saddam Hussein would be captured in 2004.
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  • Call for no regret climate adaptation strategies*
    The absence of accurate climate prediction models should not dissuade countries from choosing the best ways to adapt to a changing climate, says a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
    June 14, 2013 - IRIN
  • JARDINE: Quake advisory is not a prediction
    There's a huge difference between a prediction and an advisory. The first says something definitely will happen. An advisory, meanwhile, merely suggests something might happen.
    June 13, 2013 - Modesto Bee
  • World Cup 2014: Early Prediction for the Best XI Players in Brazil
    Exactly one year from today, Brazil will kick the first ball of the 20th World Cup Finals in front of 68,000 fans—and a global audience of billions—at the Arena Corinthians in São Paulo. Most of the 31 berths have yet to be decided, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate about the players who will shine the brightest in South America. Here's B/R's early prediction for the eleven players who ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Chris Dodd in National Post
    I'm very aware of my present political standing here at home in Connecticut,said Mr. Dodd, 65. "But it is equally clear that any certain prediction about an election victory or defeat nearly a year from now would be absurd."
  • Randy Moss in ESPN
    Burress was entitled to his opinion, Moss said, "but the only thing about a prediction is that you have got to make it happen." "I think the pressure is more on them now, since they've guaranteed this victory. We've prepared very hard for the...

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