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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who studies or forecasts potential developments, as in science, technology, and society, using current conditions and trends as a point of departure.

Usage examples (24)
  • (He was Duane Elgin, a self-proclaimed psychic and friend of P and T who was then a "futurologist" at Stanford Research Institute.)
  • BECK: Back with inventor and futurologist, Ray Kurzweil.
  • I don't think any sf writer or futurologist predicted this.
  • Being a futurologist means never having to say you're sorry. for more
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