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Related to previsionary: provisionary


1. A knowing in advance; foresight.
2. A prediction; a forecast.
tr.v. pre·vi·sioned, pre·vi·sion·ing, pre·vi·sions
To foresee.

pre·vi′sion·al, pre·vi′sion·ar′y (-vĭzh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.
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having foresight
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Indeed, much of retrovisionary history, not unlike much of previsionary punditry, is permeated by a feverish spirit of restoration.