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

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


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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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