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foreknow Syllabification: fore·know
Pronunciation: /fôrˈnō/

Definition of foreknow in English:

verb (past foreknew; past participle foreknown)

[with object] literary
Be aware of (an event) before it happens: he foreknows his death like a saint
More example sentences
  • First, the short answer to the question whether God can foreknow contingent events is no.
  • He had explained that, for the purposes of their discussion, he was assuming that God does not cause the events he foreknows: he knows them because they happen, rather than their happening because he foreknows them.
  • It is through the Dandy that the artist foreknows his double nature.

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