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Definition of prognostic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    prognostic

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//prɒɡˈnɒstɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//prɑːɡˈnɑːstɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1(medical) connected with the process of making a medical judgement about the likely development of a disease or an illness Doctors are constantly asking for more accurate prognostic tools.
  2. 2(formal) connected with the process of making a judgement about how something is likely to develop in the future Prognostic charts for the next five days indicate heavy rain in the south.