Definition of previse in English:
verb[with object] literary
late 16th century: from Latin praevis- 'foreseen, anticipated', from the verb praevidere, from prae 'before' + videre 'to see'.
- Example sentences
- Unfortunately, for obtaining a prevision of such events, not a penny was spent.
- Is the appearance of design in organisms (as exhibited in their functional complexity) the result of purely natural forces acting without prevision or teleology?
- The only fiction which she ever wrote in the first person, it tells of a young man, Latimer, whose dubious gift of prevision causes him repeatedly to relive the moment of his approaching death.
Definition of previse in:
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