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predicate (something) upon (something else)

To base, establish, or found something on some argument, fact, circumstance, etc. Often used in passive constructions. You shouldn't predicate your decision on the reputation of his previous employer. Our country's legal system is predicated on the assumption that all men and women are equal in the eyes of the law.
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predicate (something) on (something else)

To base, establish, or found something on some argument, fact, circumstance, etc. Often used in passive constructions. You shouldn't predicate your decision on the reputation of his previous employer. Our country's legal system is predicated on the assumption that all men and women are equal in the eyes of the law.
See also: on, predicate

predicate something (up)on something

to base something on something. There is no need to predicate my promotion upon the effectiveness of my secretary! You can hardly predicate the picnic on the weather, can you?
See also: on, predicate
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There is nothing left over for the special predicative work of `artistic identification'.
There's going to be a child, what shall I feed it?' Unlike the syntactically transitive habeo-constructions, a syntactically intransitive predicative possessive construction with the verb ulti 'to be' is a much rarer case in Obdorsk.
In the analyses of English examples, on the other hand, the PTCP is the main verb of the passive construction, forming a monopredicational structure, whereas the predicative AP realizes the closed grammatical function PREDLINK.
The new variant of predicative control is the robust predicative control algorithm which has been applied in anesthesia administration [48].
An easy example is over-the-counter drug, which can be found in predicative uses, nominal uses, potentially pluralised and initialised (an OTC).
But this would be of no help towards understanding, or showing the truth of the uniqueness claim, which the predicative reading attempts.
Syntactically, the two disciplines showed a clear preference for attributive rather than predicative positions.
It targets specifically at (1) the case system of a particular language, (2) its non-verbal predicates and copula constructions (she is sick/a teacher), (3) secondary predication strategies (she eats the fish raw/works there as a teacher), (4) predicative complements and ditransitive constructions (she considers the boys intelligent), (5) adverbials (she went away angrily/first), (6) temporality and location (she will make sauna on saturday/drive faraway), (7) comparative and simile expressions (she is bigger than Janos/free as a bird), (8) the essive case versus the translative case (she is a teacher/became a teacher) and (9) word order and focus issues.
Predicative analytics are essentially a highly intelligent heads up that enables proactive action to be taken affordably and efficiently, saving millions of dollars and potentially even lives.
The second chapter, which is titled: Predicate also continues the trend of questioning misconceptions as well as provoking your thoughts except this time, Adekunle writes from a predicative point of view.
Redding also sees upside opportunity in revenue and product margin over the long-term driven by investment in data analytics, with meaningful gains on the guest side soon led by personalization, with opportunity in merchandising as predicative capabilities begin to inform merchants.
DC plan sponsors can use predicative analytics to identify participant segments such as top, normal and non-contributors, which gives insight into what might help them save more.
In order to find a common denominator, the predicative logic seems to be a solution for correct and appropriate data interpretation in modern companies...
Author suggested Predictive analysis, predicative maintenance to increase uptime and productive hours to ensure payback.