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Noun: prognostication  próg,nó-stu'key-shun
  1. A sign of something about to happen
    - omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prodigy
  2. A statement made about the future
    - prediction, foretelling, forecasting
  3. Knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
    - prophecy, vaticination

Derived forms: prognostications

Type of: anticipation, augury, foretoken [literary], prediction, prevision, sign, statement

Encyclopedia: Prognostication