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verb [transitive] formal     predicate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlepredicating
past tensepredicated
past participlepredicated

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  1. to base an action or decision on the existence or truth of something else
    predicate something on/upon something:

    The new tax cuts are predicated on future surpluses.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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