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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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It is very difficult to determine the limits of integration area for higher order predictors.
On three out of five of these disagreement years, Bafta's Best Film, which predicts the Oscar 56% of the time, was the one that went on to win the Oscar, while the Screen Actor's Guild ensem-ble cast award, The Bafta for best animated feature is the best predictor of its respective Oscar of any of the major awards, right 89% of the time.
To motivate predictors to make their best predictions, predictors earn $1 for every correct prediction.
The differential utility of selected pairs of predictors of weaning (or extubation) success was compared using risk ratios with 95% CI.
The corrected results for verbal friendliness present only a slightly altered picture from the original report: Though the overall model lost significance in the corrected analyses, the PAAQ Pro-Black subscale remained a significant individual predictor of verbal friendliness toward the Black partner.
As it has been outlined above, three modifications of classical Smith predictor have been studied and implemented into the software support.
Hypothesis Three predicted that there would be ethnic differences in predictors of college G.
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He presented new data showing that the use of nesiritide in patients with heart failure was not an independent predictor of mortality, but that it may be associated with an increased risk of mortality among patients who develop acute renal failure (ARF) after administration of neseritide.
Some other indicators, such as stock prices and credit quality-based interest rate spreads, have performed quite well as predictors during some periods, but at other times have produced strong false signals or failed to move in anticipation of recessions.
As predicted, following a multiple regression analysis, the individual difference and demographic predictors in the survey together accounted for a large degree (51 percent) of the differences in flow proneness between musicians.