Definition of predictability noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//prɪˌdɪktəˈbɪləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//prɪˌdɪktəˈbɪləti//
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  1. 1the quality something has when it is possible for you to know in advance that it will happen or what it will be like Many young offenders commit further crimes with alarming predictability.
  2. 2(often disapproving) the quality somebody/something has when they are exactly as you would expect and therefore boring the dull predictability of most of this poetry
  3. opposite unpredictability