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verb [transitive] formal predicate pronunciation in British English /ˈpredɪkeɪt/
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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.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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