[ pri-dik-tuh-buhl ]
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  1. able to be foretold or declared in advance: New technology allows predictable weather forecasting.

  2. expected, especially on the basis of previous or known behavior: His complaints are so predictable.

Origin of predictable

First recorded in 1815–25; predict + -able

Other words from predictable

  • pre·dict·a·bly, adverb
  • non·pre·dict·a·ble, adjective

Words Nearby predictable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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