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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study or forecasting of potential developments, as in science, technology, and society, using current conditions and trends as a point of departure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The scientific forecasting of future trends in science, technology or society

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Studies projecting or predicting the future based on current trends.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions

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