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predict

(pri-dikt′) [L. praedicere, to foretell]
To declare what will happen; foretell. In clinical observations, it is to make an educated estimate about the natural history of a disease or its prognosis.
predictable (-dikt′ă-bĕl), adjectivepredictive (-dik′tiv)
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Currently only 13 per cent of Australians find their energy bills predictable, but they find it much easier to predict their internet (50 per cent) and phone bills (40 per cent).
They identify failure to prevent predictable surprise as occurring on three levels: cognitive, organizational, and political.
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Based on a revolutionary system architecture that delivers best-in-class resiliency and massive scalability, Force10's TeraScale E-Series switch/routers ensure predictable application performance, increase network availability, and reduce operating costs.
Those of us who shoulder the tax-paying burden have every right to expect that the manner in which we are taxed will be both fair and predictable.
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The UNLOAD study results conclusively demonstrate that physicians, nurses and hospitals have a safe, more predictable, more effective and simply a better way to manage CHF patients with fluid overload," said David Springer, president and chief executive officer of CHF Solutions, the trial sponsor.
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