Meaning of PREDICTOR in English

PREDICTOR

noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

good

Comorbidity emerged as the best predictor of 2-year survival.

The best predictor of future performance is past performance.

One school of thought affirms that use of the existing collection is the best predictor .

This action has been shown to be a good predictor of therapeutic effectiveness in trigeminal neuralgia.

Cole and Meyer 35 found that early productivity is a good rough predictor of later productivity.

Nicola Woods found that in a business setting, gender was a better predictor than status of who would interrupt whom.

strong

Thinness at birth is a particularly strong predictor of death before 65 years of age.

H pylori infection was a strong predictor of ulcer recurrences.

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As Oliver James pointed out, the most significant predictor of being violent is simply being a man.

Demographic studies have shown clearly that low social class or disadvantaged status is a potent predictor of school failure.

It remained a significant predictor when adjusted for clinical, demographic, Holter data and ejection fraction.

None the less, class remained the most important predictor of how an elector might vote.

Personality has not been shown by industrial psychologists to be a very helpful predictor of performance.

The best predictor of future performance is past performance.

This action has been shown to be a good predictor of therapeutic effectiveness in trigeminal neuralgia.

Weather predictor systems based on neural networks also key off a large volume of past data to forecast future conditions.

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