Definition of prognosis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prognosis

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    noun
    NAmE//prɑɡˈnoʊsəs//
     
    (pl. prognoses
    NAmE//prɑɡˈnoʊsiz//
     
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  1. 1(medical) an opinion, based on medical experience, of the likely development of a disease or an illness to make a prognosis The prognosis is not good.
  2. 2(formal) a judgment about how something is likely to develop in the future synonym forecast The prognosis is for more people to work part-time in the future.
NAmE//prɑɡˈnɑstɪk//
 
adjective
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