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Forecast that pride will take a fall at court (7)


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'forecast' is the definition.

'pride will take a fall at court' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
an anagram of 'pride' is 'predi' which is present in the answer.
'court' could be 'ct' (abbreviation used in road names) and 'ct' is found in the answer.
This accounts for all the letters.
This may be the basis of clue (or it may be nonsense).

'that' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for predict that I've seen before include "Forecast", "act as oracle", "Estimate consequence of", "Foresee", "Guess (the future)".)

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