forecaster

forecaster
[[t]fɔ͟ː(r)kɑːstə(r), -kæst-[/t]]
forecasters
N-COUNT
A forecaster is someone who uses detailed knowledge about a particular activity in order to work out what they think will happen in that activity in the future.
See also weather forecaster

Some of the nation's top economic forecasters say the economic recovery is picking up speed.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • forecaster — (n.) 1630s, agent noun from FORECAST (Cf. forecast) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • forecaster — noun A person who forecasts. Students will be surprised to see the weather forecaster is not really standing in front of the maps. These are keyed in electronically; the forecaster stands in front of a green/blue screen …   Wiktionary

  • forecaster — forecast forecast 2 verb forecast PTandPP or forecasted [transitive] ECONOMICS …   Financial and business terms

  • forecaster — UK [ˈfɔː(r)ˌkɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈfɔrˌkæstər] noun [countable] Word forms forecaster : singular forecaster plural forecasters someone whose job is to make a statement about what is likely to happen, especially relating to the weather …   English dictionary

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  • forecaster — forecast ► VERB (past and past part. forecast or forecasted) ▪ predict or estimate (a future event or trend). ► NOUN ▪ a prediction or estimate, especially of the weather or a financial trend. DERIVATIVES forecaster noun …   English terms dictionary

  • forecaster — noun see forecast I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forecaster — See forecastable. * * * …   Universalium

  • forecaster — fore|cast|er [ fɔr,kæstər ] noun count someone whose job is to make a statement about what is likely to happen, especially relating to the weather …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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