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knowledge of things before they exist or happen; foresight: He had a prescience that there would be an earthquake.
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pre·science(prĕsh′əns, -ē-əns, prē′shəns, -shē-əns)
Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.
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knowledge of events before they take place; foreknowledge
[C14: from Latin praescīre to foreknow, from prae before + scīre to know]
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pre•science(ˈprɛʃ əns, -i əns, ˈpri ʃəns, -ʃi əns)
knowledge of things before they exist or happen; foreknowledge; foresight.
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|Noun||1.||prescience - the power to foresee the future|
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noun (Formal) foresight, clairvoyance, precognition, second sight, foreknowledge, prevision (rare) his prescience in forecasting the dreadful effects of nuclear weapons
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prescience[ˈpresɪəns] N → clarividencia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
prescience[ˈprɛsiəns] n → prescience f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
prescience[ˈprɛsɪəns] n (frm) → preveggenza
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