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pre·scient

 (prĕsh′ənt, -ē-ənt, prē′shənt, -shē-ənt)
adj.
1. Of or relating to prescience.
2. Possessing prescience.

[French, from Old French, from Latin praesciēns, praescient-, present participle of praescīre, to know beforehand : prae-, pre- + scīre, to know; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

pre′scient·ly adv.
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Adv.1.presciently - with foresight; "more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation"
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