Definition of prescience in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpreSH(ē)əns/
Pronunciation: /ˈprēSH(ē)əns/


The fact of knowing something before it takes place; foreknowledge: with extraordinary prescience, Jung actually predicted the Nazi eruption
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  • Some of them have occurred exactly as predicted, and stand as proof of my prescience and insight.
  • A rereading, however, shows that he had imagined our future with incredible prescience and was rightly appalled by the vista.
  • ‘Unbelievable,’ Federer said, dwelling on his prescience.
psychic powers, clairvoyance;
prediction, prognostication, divination, prophecy, augury;
insight, intuition, perception, percipience

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Syllabification: pre·science

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