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Definition of prolepsis in Spanish:

nombre femenino

En la doctrina de los epicúreos y los estoicos, conocimiento anticipado de una cosa.
Etimología:Préstamo (s. xix) del griego prólepsis, derivado de prolambánein ‘coger de antemano’, derivado a su vez de lambánein ‘coger’. De la raíz indoeuropea de lema (V.).

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