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.
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