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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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Adj.1.prescient - perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
discerning - having or revealing keen insight and good judgment; "a discerning critic"; "a discerning reader"
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prescient

adjective foresighted, psychic, prophetic, divining, discerning, perceptive, clairvoyant, far-sighted, divinatory, mantic an uncannily prescient prediction
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prescient

adjective
Characterized by foresight:
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prescient

prescient

[ˈpresɪənt] ADJ [person, remark] → clarividente; [dream] → profético
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prescient

[ˈprɛsiənt] adj [person, words, book, comment] → visionnaire
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prescient

[ˈprɛsɪənt] adj (frm) → preveggente
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