forecasting

[ fawr-kast, -kahst, fohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF forecasting
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORECASTING

What I cannot imagine is the forecasting of any joy in the privilege.'

And yet his forecasting mind is always detecting "possibeelities."

So it is that "guns" are always studying the art of forecasting.

This he seemed to do mechanically, not as one forecasting danger, not as a spy.

In relating and forecasting the military situation, Morris was more happy.

As soon as practicable the Bureau hopes to extend its period of forecasting.

He was fully capable of forecasting the results of his actions.

"Long-range" forecasting is still a thing of the remote future.

It is not possible to lay down hard and fast rules for forecasting.

It indicates a certain power of forecasting on the part of the writer.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to scheme," from fore- "before" + casten "contrive." Meaning "predict events" first attested late 15c. Related: Forecasted; forecasting.

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