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Definition of Forecast


  1. To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.
  2. To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for.
  3. To contrive or plan beforehand.
  4. Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.
  5. Foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation.

Forecast Quotations

Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
George Carlin

You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Will Self

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?
Thomas Sowell

The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present.
John Naisbitt

Growing up in Georgia, my dad was a farmer and we worked in agriculture, so we were always looking up at the sky, checking if rain was in the forecast. That always set the tone for the mood in my household, whether we had rain coming in or not - we knew the crops would be good and it was going to be a good week around the Bryan household.
Luke Bryan
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Forecast Translations

forecast in Afrikaans is voorspelling
forecast in Danish is forudsige
forecast in Dutch is beduiden, voorspellen, voorzeggen
forecast in Norwegian is forutsi, forutsigelse
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