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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to foresee)
a. to predict
Mario pronosticó el nacimiento de un bebé en nuestra familia.Mario predicted the birth of a baby in our family.
b. to forecast
El hombre del tiempo pronosticó niebla para hoy.The weatherman forecasted fog for today.
c. to foretell
¿Quién podría haber pronosticado que ocurriría una catástrofe así?Who could have ever foretold that such a disaster would take place?
d. to prognosticate
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
El química pronosticó los hallazgos de la prueba antes de hacerlo.The chemist prognosticated the findings of his experiment before doing it.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to predict, to forecast
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transitive verb
to forecast
han pronosticado nevadas they are forecasting snow; pronosticó un aumento de la inflación he forecast o predicted an increase in inflation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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