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Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being predictable.

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

  • n. the quality of being predictable

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Examples

  • Business can be run comfortably within the law, and predictability is the friend to any business.

    Think Progress » Potential Arizona Gubernatorial Candidate Joe Arpaio: ‘We Should Send Troops To Mexico’

  • Out of the 25,000 apps up there, if I recall, less than 1% are making recurring revenue and predictability is low (whoever thought farting is a good idea to make money).

    Stat Shot: iPhone Users Are App-Hungry

  • Doctors are selling because complying with the ever-growing list of mandates has become more cumbersome; and while staff physicians on salary do gain predictability, they also lose the autonomy of independent practice.

    Big Insurance, Big Medicine

  • The future exchange exists as a central place for folks that have real goods to exchange -- the cash market -- to obtain predictability and certainty about the gains or losses from making a cash trade today that has a future delivery date.

    Here's a tax target for ya (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • I am, however, not the type of person who believes that predictability is at all a bad thing.

    Book Review: Soulless | Fandomania

  • This is a key problem in predictability of weather beyond about a week, and a major factor in the regional differences in climate variations within the overall climate change trends.

    2009 April | Serendipity

  • He's joined by Rep. Darrell Issa, who says the compromise is "an incomplete effort that fails to create a permanent tax structure giving businesses the kind of long-term predictability needed to support investment, economic growth and job creation."

    Why the tax deal might fail

  • Precision and predictability is important for crafters.

    Weight Versus Volume

  • I was trained as a lawyer, and predictability is always very important for me.

    “Be Nice to the Countries That Lend You Money”

  • When you said "This flies in the face of the often repeated claim that robust predictability is a basic feature of MET." the only robust predictability that relates to the article that I can see is about common descent (and so of MET too, I know).

    Building Trees Sequentially

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