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Knowledge or awareness of something before its existence or occurrence; prescience.
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fore•knowl•edge(ˈfɔrˌnɒl ɪdʒ, ˈfoʊr-, fɔrˈnɒl ɪdʒ, foʊr-)
knowledge of something before it exists or happens; prescience.
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1. prior knowledge, advance knowledge, previous understanding The General had foreknowledge of the plot.
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foreknowledge[ˈfɔːˈnɒlɪdʒ] N → presciencia f, conocimiento m previo
to have foreknowledge of sth → saber algo de antemano
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to have foreknowledge of sth → savoir qch à l'avance
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