Definition of predictable in English:

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Pronunciation: /prɪˈdɪktəb(ə)l/


1Able to be predicted: the market is volatile and never predictable
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  • So, the art to urban driving, is being predictable, and being able to tell what other roads users are most likely to do.
  • Your course is entirely predictable and can be anticipated by the predator.
  • Look here Bobby, if something is inevitable then it is also predictable.
foreseeable, (only) to be expected, expected, par for the course;
unsurprising, anticipated, probable, likely, foreseen;
formulaic, formularized, obvious
informal inevitable, on the cards
1.1 derogatory Always behaving or occurring in the way expected: the characters are stereotyped and extremely predictable
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  • The Welsh-based former London Scottish man was always reliable, but predictable.
  • Many people might think that computers will always be predictable, since all they ever do is follow a program.
  • The characters were often predictable and the dialogue almost wrote itself.

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