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pre·cog·ni·tion

 (prē′kŏg-nĭsh′ən)
n.
Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance.

pre·cog′ni·tive adj.

precognition

(ˌpriːkɒɡˈnɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) psychol the alleged ability to foresee future events. See also clairvoyance, clairaudience
[C17: from Late Latin praecognitiō foreknowledge, from praecognoscere to foresee, from prae before + cognoscere to know, ascertain]
precognitive adj

pre•cog•ni•tion

(ˌpri kɒgˈnɪʃ ən)

n.
knowledge of a future event or situation, esp. through extrasensory means.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
pre•cog′ni•tive (-ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv) adj.

precognition

1. A form of clairvoyance which in this case is an inner paranormal knowledge of the future.
2. The ability to predict the future using extrasensory perception.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.precognition - knowledge of an event before it occurs
clairvoyance, E.S.P., ESP, extrasensory perception, second sight - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
Translations

precognition

[ˌpriːkɒgˈnɪʃən] Nprecognición f

precognition

n (Psych) → Präkognition f; (= knowledge)vorherige Kenntnis, vorheriges Wissen
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