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noun [countable] forecast pronunciation in British English /ˈfɔː(r)kɑːst/
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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.

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

    forecast of:

    The UN has revised its forecast of global grain production.


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