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    prognostications

    "The developed model became the principal one for explanation of phenomena along with prognostications and planning of the experiment."


    1) Is it the principal or main model?
    2)explanation or the explanation of phenomena?
    3) Which one fits better in the sentence "prognostications" or "prognosis"?
    4)Can I say "the experiment" in genric meaning instead of "experiments"?

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    Re: prognostications

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "The developed model became the principal one for explanation of phenomena along with prognostications and planning of the experiment."


    1) Is it the principal or main model?
    2)explanation or the explanation of phenomena?
    3) Which one fits better in the sentence "prognostications" or "prognosis"?
    4)Can I say "the experiment" in genric meaning instead of "experiments"?
    1- Both are correct. I think principal is more technical here.
    2- well, it shoud be the explanation of something, right? Then phenomena.
    3- A model is usually used to predict something in the future or describe a trend which leads to something in the future (I say it as an IE graduate). So prognostications is correct. Diagnosis is what a physician says about one's illness, when he says that it is a cancer. His diagnosis is cancer.
    4- Yes you can.

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    Re: prognostications

    I edit no. 3.

    prognosis: to describe the likely outcome of an illness.

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    Re: prognostications

    Quote Originally Posted by Khosro View Post
    I edit no. 3.

    prognosis: to describe the likely outcome of an illness.
    "Prognosis" may be a judgement about what's going to happen in the future.

    So is it prognostications or prognosis?

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    Re: prognostications

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "Prognosis" may be a judgement about what's going to happen in the future.

    So is it prognostications or prognosis?
    I doubt if "prognosis" be applicable in other scientific fields.
    There is a "prognostics" which is an engineering topic.
    prognostications is correct.

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    Re: prognostications

    Quote Originally Posted by Khosro View Post
    I doubt if "prognosis" be applicable in other scientific fields.
    There is a "prognostics" which is an engineering topic.
    prognostications is correct.
    Prognosis would be used like "The preisdent came up with a promissing prognosis for the national economy."?

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    Re: prognostications

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Prognosis would be used like "The preisdent came up with a promissing prognosis for the national economy."?
    In such sentences it is figuratively used. We also use "recover" for economy.

    For your text it is not suitable.

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