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prescience (n.)

"foreknowledge, second sight, knowledge of events before they take place," late 14c., from Old French prescience (13c.) and directly from Late Latin praescientia "fore-knowledge," from *praescientem, present participle of *praescire "to know in advance," from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + scire "to know" (see science).

updated on October 22, 2020

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Definitions of prescience from WordNet

prescience (n.)
the power to foresee the future;
Synonyms: prevision
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