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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prog·nos·ti·cate /prɑgˈnɑstəˌket/
 (vt.)預知,預言,預測

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 prog·nos·ti·cate /prɑgˈnɑstəˌket/ 及物動詞
 預知,預測,預示,預兆

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prog·nos·ti·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prognosticated p. pr. & vb. n. Prognosticating.]  To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate evil.
 I neither will nor can prognosticate
 To the young gaping heir his father's fate.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To foreshow; foretoken; betoken; forebode; presage; predict; prophesy.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 prognosticate
      v 1: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome
           of an election" [syn: predict, foretell, call, forebode,
            anticipate, promise]
      2: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode,
          portend, auspicate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow,
          augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict]