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adjective predictable pronunciation in American English /prɪˈdɪktəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect

    Most of the movies we’ve reviewed this summer have had one thing in common – predictable plots.

    The results of most of the studies have been predictable.

  2. 2
    someone who is predictable always behaves or reacts in the same way

    How very predictable you are sometimes.

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 predictable pronunciation in American English /prɪˌdɪktəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]

Some people would be annoyed by the predictability of our morning routine.



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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