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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: forecast /ˈfɔrˌkæst/ 
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  1. a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy

    The weather forecast is for a dry sunny day tomorrow.

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    The U.N. has revised its forecast of global grain production.

    The Treasury's forecast assumes that inflation will remain below 3%.

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