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noun as in forecast

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As we near the end of 2020, the prognosis for the American department store is grimmer than it’s ever been.

From Vox

Small-scale studies done in different settings, on different communities, at different moments in time help researchers get a better picture of patterns and prognoses.

Thank God it was detected early and could result in a positive prognosis.

That’s the prognosis of Bill Gross who is convinced the tech-fueled rally is losing steam, and that investors would be wise to recalibrate their portfolios.

From Fortune

As capacity shrunk, several nurses told ProPublica, Ochsner employees adopted an unusual method to withhold life-sustaining care from patients with poor prognoses.

She was in her second trimester when she and her husband were given a grim prognosis.

And unless Republicans start pursuing very different priorities in Congress, that prognosis could sting.

With the help of mobility aids and a feeding tube, she lived well past her initial prognosis of death by age 4.

Tillis, despite the prognosis, was able to make a full recovery.

The prognosis of each person runs on a spectrum relative to their genetic loading and their environment.

Diacetic acid may be present, and usually warrants an unfavorable prognosis.

The mental faculties are much more completely unbalanced, and the prognosis of the case is more unfavourable.

Subsequent attacks make the prognosis much more unfavourable.

This is especially true as regards prognosis and the question of mental deterioration in any given case.

Only one feature with regard to them is more favourable, and that is that the ultimate prognosis is not bad.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prognosis, such as: diagnosis, prediction, prognostication, projection, cast, and expectation.

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