Pronunciation: (prog-nos'ti-kāt"), [key]
—v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to forecast or predict (something future) from present indications or signs; prophesy.
2. to foretoken; presage: birds prognosticating spring.
to make a forecast; prophesy.
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