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prognosis

美国发音:[prɑɡ'noʊsɪs]
英国发音:[prɒɡ'nəʊsɪs]

[n]
英语解释:a doctor’s opinion about the way in which a disease or illness is likely to develop
常见翻译:预测

[usually a doctor's] prediction about a disease.
The prognosis of a doctor about an illness is bad, if according to the doctor, the patient's condition is likely to worsen. If the prognosis is good, it is likely to improve and the patient is likely to be cured. A prognosis also is a judgment about the development of a situation in future. The prognosis is more and more automation of human society; that is, as time goes on, more and more work will be done by computers.