Etymology
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prescient (adj.)

"foreknowing, having knowledge of events before they take place," 1620s, from French prescient (15c.) and directly from Latin praescientem (nominative praesciens), present participle of praescire "to know in advance," from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + scire "to know" (see science). Related: Presciently.

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Definitions of prescient

prescient (adj.)
perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere;
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