- able to be foretold or declared in advance: New technology allows predictable weather forecasting.
- expected, especially on the basis of previous or known behavior: His complaints are so predictable.
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Examples from the Web for predictably
After a stern media backlash, Dunham decided to pay her opening acts and, predictably, all was forgiven.Will White Feminists Finally Dump Lena Dunham?
November 4, 2014
Either way, the Internet (obviously, predictably) went nuts: Your move, Hollywood.Meet Your New ‘Hot Mugshot Guy’: Sean Kory, Fox News’ Public Enemy No. 1
November 3, 2014
So the power of the authenticating agent in the art world is predictably vast.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?
October 17, 2014
Biden, predictably, said “the answer is ‘no’ for two reasons.”VP Biden Apologizes for Telling Truth About Turkey, Saudi and ISIS
October 5, 2014
And then predictably, there was a long unprintable list of synonyms and phrases for various sex acts.How Hitch & Amis Discovered Evil In My House
September 28, 2014
We are moving steadily toward a regulatory system that provides needed protections fairly, predictably, and at minimum cost.
Word Origin and History for predictably
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